Daily Commentary – Friday, September 4th, 2009 – Distrurbing Health Care News, Britain’s Death Panels
- A breaking story from Britain about their end of life care raises new questions about universal health care policy.
From the Telegraph UK:
Under NHS guidance introduced across England to help doctors and medical staff deal with dying patients, they can then have fluid and drugs withdrawn and many are put on continuous sedation until they pass away.
But this approach can also mask the signs that their condition is improving, the experts warn.