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Hope at last on the pathway
to death - but the NHS still
has a huge hole where
its heart should be

Daily Mail [UK], by Melanie Phillips

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/15/2013 8:48:34 AM

According to advance reports, the Government will announce today the end of the deeply controversial Liverpool Care Pathway. The LCP was written as a treatment programme for doctors and nurses when looking after people who are dying. Such a programme was deemed necessary because of the all-too-common instances of neglect or inappropriate treatment which dying people were being forced to suffer. However, the scheme became mired in bitter controversy after relatives and patients claimed that the LCP was being used to accelerate death, or even to kill patients who were not dying at all by starving and dehydrating them until

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You´ve heard about this often enough. Finally, there´s a change.

Maybe. Will this be the same picture in a different frame?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/15/2013 9:36:07 AM     (No. 9424748)

Get a clue Britts...the NHS is NOT about your health, it´s about stealing your money!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jlw509, 7/15/2013 11:41:56 AM     (No. 9424956)

Be sure to note what they call their next railroad-to-the-grave program. It´ll have words like "Dignity," "Care," "Compassion" and "Choice" in it, though: I can guarantee you that.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 7/15/2013 12:49:17 PM     (No. 9425086)

They´ll change the name to "The Manchester Pathway," or to follow #2´s logic, "The Manchester Choice."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Marzon, 7/15/2013 2:45:00 PM     (No. 9425328)

It is always in the interests of those in charge of "cradle to grave" care that there be fewer cradles (i.e. more abortions) and more graves...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bob913, 7/15/2013 2:51:17 PM     (No. 9425338)

They are killers. There is very little difference between them and a serial murderer.
They just let the victim die of thirst and no food.

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