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Archbishop Smith had asked the Department of Health to launch an inquiry in September

There is too much evidence that the LCP is being used by some doctors as euthanasia by the back door, and that they are wilfully failing to consult: the Health Secretary will be ignored

It was a significant contrast to the sad, hasty and solitary deaths so many people are subjected to, not least on the Liverpool Care Pathway

Department of Health says it will not launch an inquiry into the Liverpool Care Pathway despite plea from archbishop

In a lecture Bishop Anthony Fisher says cost-cutting may lead to a compromise on basic moral principles

The numbers dying under the state healthcare provider belies its image

Dame Cecily Saunders foresaw the threat of euthanasia and created an alternative

Claim that thousands of patients are being killed appears sensational