GP death lists. Don’t sign.

COMMENT – Patients aren’t being told in a lot of cases that they’re actually on the list, they are not given a chance to sign….

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Ambulance crews are being told not to take patients to hospital if they have been put on controversial ‘death lists’ drawn up by GPs.
Serious concerns were raised last year after it was revealed that thousands had been placed on ‘end-of-life’ care registers so they could be helped to die rather than receive hospital treatment. 
Now The Mail on Sunday has learned that ambulance crews responding to 999 calls are being alerted if a patient is on a list, and can refuse to take them to hospital if they have previously expressed a wish to die at home.
Controversial: Ambulance crews are being told not to take patients to hospital if they have been put on controversial ¿death lists¿ drawn up by GPs. This is a file picture

Controversial: Ambulance crews are being told not to take patients to hospital if they have been put on controversial ‘death lists’ drawn up by GPs. This is a file picture
Senior doctors described the scheme as ‘very worrying’ and fear it could repeat the failures of the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP), a set of clinical guidelines for the dying that was scrapped earlier this month following a damning independent review. 
Critics said that under the new scheme, patients might not realise the consequences of choosing to die at home.
They said it could mean paramedics deciding to leave them there rather than taking them in for what could be life-saving treatment.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2380205/Ambulance-drivers-told-NOT-death-list-patients-hospital-Patients-tell-GPs-want-die-home-denied-vital-emergency-treatment.html#ixzz2aKY2gYNq
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3 Responses to “GP death lists. Don’t sign.”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Patients aren’t being told in a lot of cases that they’re actually on the list, they are not given a chance to sign….

  2. Anonymous says:

    Mummy & Daddy told me there would be days like this,

    HETT

  3. Anonymous says:

    Sorry

    BASTARDS

    HETT

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