Tag Archives: LCP
palliative care small

Liverpool Care Pathway – next steps now clearer with setting up of new leadership alliance

The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) was developed by specialists in palliative care to improve the management of dying patients but its implementation was dogged by controversy leading to the establishment of an independent review. The review, chaired by Crossbench Peer Baroness Neuberger, published its report […]

Dr Mark Pickering

BMA affirms Liverpool Care Pathway

Negative media coverage of the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) in recent months has been incredibly unhelpful, spreading fear and confusion amongst patients and relatives. A small number of well-publicised failures to use the tool properly have led to a widespread smearing of its name. Some […]