60,000 patients put on death pathway without being told but minister still says controversial end-of-life plan is ‘fantastic’
- Pathway involves the sick being sedated and usually denied nutrition and fluids
- Families kept in the dark when doctors withdraw lifesaving treatment
- Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said pathway was a ‘fantastic step forward’
- Anti-euthanasia group said: ‘The Pathway is designed to finish people off double quick
Don’t think it will happen here?
We have already made it ethically and legally acceptable to kill this amalgamation of tissue:
Notice what the UK Health Minister says about the “pathway”:
Despite the revelations, Jeremy Hunt last night claimed the pathway was a ‘fantastic step forward’. In comments that appeared to prejudge an official inquiry into the LCP, the Health Secretary said ‘one or two’ mistakes should not be allowed to discredit the entire end-of-life system.
What’s one or two mistakes among old people anyway? They’re just Soylent Green.