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Top UK doctor’s chilling claim: The NHS kills off 130,000 elderly patients every year

Posted By aaron On June 20, 2012 @ 11:04 am In Old Infowars Posts Style,Tile,World News | Comments Disabled

Steve Doughty
UK Daily Mail
June 20, 2012

NHS doctors are prematurely ending the lives of thousands of elderly hospital patients because they are difficult to manage or to free up beds, a senior consultant claimed yesterday.

Professor Patrick Pullicino said doctors had turned the use of a controversial ‘death pathway’ into the equivalent of euthanasia of the elderly.

He claimed there was often a lack of clear evidence for initiating the Liverpool Care Pathway, a method of looking after terminally ill patients that is used in hospitals across the country.

It is designed to come into force when doctors believe it is impossible for a patient to recover and death is imminent.

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