This is scary; not only are they euthanizing the elderly, now the hospitals in the UK have begun the practice on children and babies. To make matters
worse; they're depriving them of food and fluids to do it which can result in an agonizing death over the course of 10 days!
Its called the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) and was intended to be used only for terminal elderly patients. Some criticize it as a self fufilling
prophecy when used on children and babies and some parents who have taken their kids off of the LCP have seen their children make a full recovery
after being told there was no hope.
Now sick babies go on death pathway: Doctor's haunting testimony reveals how children are put on end-of-life plan
Until now, end of life regime the Liverpool Care Pathway was thought to have involved only elderly and terminally-ill adults.But the Mail can reveal
the practice of withdrawing food and fluid by tube is being used on young patients as well as severely disabled newborn babies.
One doctor has admitted starving and dehydrating ten babies to death in the neonatal unit of one hospital alone.
Writing in a leading medical journal, the physician revealed the process can take an average of ten days during which a baby becomes ‘smaller and
One seen by the Mail, called ‘Liverpool Pathway for the Dying Child’ is issued by the Royal Liverpool Children’s NHS Trust in conjunction with
the flagship children’s hospital Alder Hey. It includes tick boxes, filled out by hospital doctors, on medicines, nutrients and fluids to be
The LCP was devised by the Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute in Liverpool for care of dying adult patients more than a decade ago. It has since
been developed, with paediatric staff at Alder Hey Hospital, to cover children. Parents have to agree to their child going on the death pathway, often
being told by doctors it is in the child’s ‘best interests’ because their survival is ‘futile’.
The doctor wrote: ‘They wish for their child to die quickly once the feeding and fluids are stopped. They wish for pneumonia. They wish for no
suffering. They wish for no visible changes to their precious baby.
‘Their wishes, however, are not consistent with my experience. Survival is often much longer than most physicians think; reflecting on my previous
patients, the median time from withdrawal of hydration to death was ten days.
One of the worst cases in that article details a 14 year old boy put on the LCP whose tongue became stuck to the roof of his mouth and lived for days
in agony as doctors refused to give him any fluids or moisture to help get it unstuck.
I think Bishop Clemens von Galen put it best when he criticized the Nazi euthinasia program in the 1930's;
...in the opinion of some department, on the testimony of some commission, they have become 'worthless life' because according to this testimony
they are 'unproductive national comrades.' The argument goes: they can no longer produce commodities, they are like an old machine that no longer
works, they are like an old horse which has become incurably lame, they are like a cow which no longer gives milk.
No, we are dealing with human beings, our fellow human beings, our brothers and sisters. With poor people, sick people, if you like: unproductive
But have they for that reason forfeited the right to life?
Have you, have I the right to live only so long as we are productive, so long as we are recognized by others as productive?
Then, it is only necessary for some secret edict to order that the method developed for the mentally ill should be extended to other 'unproductive'
people, that it should be applied to those suffering from incurable lung disease, to the elderly who are frail or invalids, to the severely disabled
soldiers. Then none of our lives will be safe any more. Some commission can put us on the list of the 'unproductive,' who in their opinion have become
worthless life. And no police force will protect us and no court will investigate our murder and give the murderer the punishment he deserves
Who will be able to trust his doctor any more?
This is what happens when the corporate mindset takes over in government; we only have value so long as we remain productive economic units, after
that, we should be disposed of in order to not become a burden on society.
Welcome to the Brave New World.
edit on 11/30/12 by FortAnthem because: