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Problems with Liverpool Care Pathway

27th June 2013

Doctors have admitted there are problems with the Liverpool Care Pathway which allows withdrawal of treatment in the last days of life.

Members of the British Medical Association have said because of financial incentives offered to hospitals, patients have been placed on the Liverpool Care Pathway when it has not been appropriate.


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Article Information

Title: Problems with Liverpool Care Pathway
Author: Martine Hamilton
Article Id: 24295
Date Added: 27th Jun 2013

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BBC News

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