Tag Archives: palliative care

Palliative Medicine specialists to investigate Liverpool Care Pathway

The Association for Palliative Medicine, representing over 1,000 doctors working in hospices and specialist palliative care units throughout the UK, is going to carry out new research into the use of the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP). The LCP was developed to assist in the […]


Rally for better palliative care & against assisted suicide & euthanasia – 3 July

Dignity in Dying, the former Voluntary Euthanasia Society, are planning a mass lobby of parliament on Wednesday 4 July as part of their plan to soften up MPs prior to a new attempt to change the law. So Care Not Killing have planned a lobby […]


CNK welcomes MPs endorsement of palliative care

Care Not Killing has today welcomed MPs’ decision to encourage further development of specialist palliative care and hospice provision and their endorsement of the current law on assisted suicide. The House of Commons debate saw MPs welcoming the DPP’s policy for prosecutors in respect of […]


MPs debate Care for the Dying

David Burrowes headed up a Westminster Hall debate on Tuesday among around 20 MPs in a positive reflection about how we should care best for the elderly in our society. The importance of palliative care, not the legalisation of assisted suicide should be the central […]