90% of doctors support Liverpool Care Pathway

“Ninety per cent (of doctors) would be prepared to be placed on the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway programme if they were nearing death” is the reassuring news in today’s Metro.

The Daily Telegraph strikes a more downbeat note with the claim that ‘fifth of doctors queasy about always telling relatives’. This view would go against official advice from care minister Norman Lamb that no patients should be put on the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway ‘without a proper explanation or their families being involved’.

 

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