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Patients with terminal illnesses are being made to die under an NHS scheme to end their lives, leading doctors have warned.
In a letter to The Daily Telegraph, a group of experts who care for the terminally ill claim that some patients are being wrongly judged as close to death.
Under NHS guidance across England to help doctors and medical staff deal with dying patients, they can then have fluid and drugs withdrawn and many are put on continuous sedation until they pass away.
Originally posted by refuse_orders
reply to post by carewemust
Until you live here and use the NHS you can't really comment.
[edit on 3/9/09 by refuse_orders]