Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Death Panels for Kiddies

Further tales from the fall and demise of the United Kingdom. Now the National Health Care System has death panels for infants and children. Whole story at the Daily News. Here's a snippet:
Now sick babies go on death pathway: Doctor's haunting testimony reveals how children are put on end-of-life plan
  • Practice of withdrawing food and fluid by tube being used on young patients
  • Doctor admits starving and dehydrating ten babies to death in neonatal unit
  • Liverpool Care Pathway subject of independent inquiry ordered by ministers
  • Investigation, including child patients, will look at whether cash payments to hospitals to hit death pathway targets have influenced doctors' decisions

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