The Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) was a UK care pathway (excluding Wales) covering palliative care options for patients in the final days or ...
Image caption Kathleen with her granddaughters Helen and Alison The Liverpool Care Pathway was developed to support patients as they near death.
The Liverpool care pathway recommends that in some circumstances doctors withdraw treatment, food and water from dying patients. Photograph: Montgomery Martin/Alamy
No Liverpool Care Pathway Everything you wanted to know about the Liverpool Care Pathway. Everything you were afraid to ask and everything they won't tell you.
It was developed as a measure to help ease the suffering of the dying. Instead it is alleged to have introduced “backdoor euthanasia” into the NHS, leading to the ...
What is the Liverpool Care Pathway? The LCP was developed during the late 1990s at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, in conjunction with the Marie Curie ...
This report sets out recommendations regarding the Liverpool Care Pathway and end of life care following an independent review of the LCP chaired by Baroness Julia ...
Contents. 1. CONTENTS. Foreword 3 Executive summary 5 The Liverpool Care Pathway 12. Use and experience of the Liverpool Care Pathway 13 End of life care 13
What is the Liverpool care pathway? It is a set of guidelines originally developed by the Royal Liverpool university hospital and the Marie Curie hospice in Liverpool.
Key Concepts. The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) is used to manage care in the last days and hours of a person’s life, irrespective of diagnosis or setting