Thursday, March 28, 2013
Top doctor's chilling claim: The NHS kills off 130,000 elderly patients every year | Mail Online
"NHS doctors are prematurely ending the lives of thousands of elderly hospital patients because they are difficult to manage or to free up beds, a senior consultant claimed yesterday.
Professor Patrick Pullicino said doctors had turned the use of a controversial ‘death pathway’ into the equivalent of euthanasia of the elderly.
He claimed there was often a lack of clear evidence for initiating the Liverpool Care Pathway, a method of looking after terminally ill patients that is used in hospitals across the country." Visit:
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From a story published June 19, 2012 and updated Oct. 26, 2012