Skip to comments.Thousands of dying patients given do not resuscitate orders without consent of families
Posted on 05/02/2016 3:56:30 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
Hospitals across the UK are imposing do not resuscitate orders on tens of thousands of patients without informing their families, an audit has found. The investigation, by the Royal College of Physicians, estimated that around 200,000 patients are issued with the order for health workers not to attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). In 16% of cases, the study found there was no record with the patient about making the order. The study also found that hospitals are failing to tell relations that they will not perform the potentially lifesaving technique. Its audit of 9,000 dying patients found that one in 5 families did not know about the plans, equalling around 40,000 patients a year, reported the Daily Telegraph .
The audit's chairman Professor Sam Ahmedzai told the Telegraph: "When a decision has been taken, it is unforgivable not to have a conversation with the patient - if they are conscious and able - or with the family." He added: "This is being done very late in the day - as doctors we just don't like to face up to it." The survey was commissioned by the NHS which said there is "more to be done" to tackle the problem. Read more: "Jeremy Hunt, how dare you!" Grieving mum launches impassioned attack after daughter dies at end of doctors' strike.
An NHS England spokeswoman said: "We welcome the results of this audit, which we commissioned, and which shows there has been some improvement in the care provided. "But there is clearly more that can be done. "Although this audit presents a snapshot of end-of-life care within NHS hospitals, there are clear variations in the support and services received across hospitals and areas where improvements must continue to be made."
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Coming soon to America if the ‘RATS win this November.
This story is about the situation in the UK. Not here.
As Bill and Melinda Gates give a satisfying smile.
They give those in America, too.
Here in Maine, all patients are given those “do not resuscitate” forms. You have to sign “yes” or “no.”
I’ve heard on various websites that look into this stuff that David Rockefeller has had between 4 and 7 heart transplants. He’s 100.
Wow...I was the next of kin and had to sign a DNR on my DOG, for heaven’s sake.
And they are doing this on PEOPLE without permission?
The U.K. is eliminating the whites and bringing in millions of savages to replace them.
Quick trip from Ward to Morgue.
Search Results Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient - Wikipedia ... https://en.wikipedia.org/.../Liverpool_Care_Pathway_for_the_...
Wikipedia The Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) was a UK care pathway (excluding ... However in 2012 controversy arose indicating that in most cases it was, and even patients that might have survived longer otherwise died because ... Aims - Assessment - Results of independent review - Criticism Liverpool Care Pathway: Controversial 'end-of-life' regime ...
www.independent.co.uk ... Health News The Independent Jul 12, 2013 - The use of a controversial end-of-life regime should be phased out, an independent review is likely to say. The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP), ... NHS still using Death Pathway despite 'ban' with charity ... www.dailymail.co.uk/.../NHS-using-Death-Pathway-despite-ba...
Daily Mail Mar 13, 2015 - The discredited Liverpool Care Pathway is still being used in some hospitals ... A cancer charity claims the NHS is using a controversial 'Death ...
Yes. I put the NHS into the keywords. I also put Obamacare (sadly misspelled) in the keywords as this is what’s coming. When the Government controls your healthcare.....the Government controls how much and how long you will get healthcare.
Yes, there were lots of stories about the Liverpool Pathway being discontinued.....guess not so much.
I have a DNR and I consulted with no one in my family. I had a doc argue with me about my decision. I told him o understood exactly what I had signed and what it provided for. It is specific and detailed.
I don’t want someone else contriving my decision
My husband is in the hospital right now. He’s been waiting in the ER for about 12 hours for either a room or a transfer to a rehab hospital. Thank God for good people. It could be much worse.
How to save money on health care - don’t provide it!
UK - replacing our native white citizens with savage muslims. Now thats progressive progress. Vote Labour!
Obama is taking notes.
I’m so sorry about your husband; I hope he will be okay! Hang in there, both of you.
Thank you, TXBlair!
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