60,000 UK Patients Put On Death Pathway Without Being Told, Minister: This End-Of-Life Plan Is "Fantastic"
This will make you sick to your stomach. According to the Mail Online:
Up to 60,000 patients die on the Liverpool Care Pathway each year without giving their consent, shocking figures revealed yesterday.
A third of families are also kept in the dark when doctors withdraw lifesaving treatment from loved ones.
Despite the revelations, Jeremy Hunt last night claimed the pathway was a ‘fantastic step forward’.