Thursday, September 03, 2009

Government's New End of Life Protocol = Death Sentence for British Patients

Practice causing "national wave of discontent" as family members watch loved ones killed by dehydration.

By Hilary White

LONDON, September 3, 2009 ( - A group of British physicians specializing in palliative and end of life care has sounded the alarm that some terminally ill patients are being killed under an ethics protocol recently approved by the country's health care rationing body. Patients in Britain are being misdiagnosed as "close to death" and sedated and dehydrated to death the doctors said in a letter to the Daily Telegraph this week. Read more.

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