'We need to stand up for most vulnerable'

Are our hospitals placing patients on a controversial method of treatment known as the "death pathway"?

Elsie Devine died in 1999. Since then, her daughter Ann Reeves has been campaigning for better care under 'Elsie's law'.

She has launched a petition demanding that a patient's loved one sign a consent form - and be consulted - at every stage.

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Health fears for 'death pathway'

Are our hospitals placing patients on a controversial method of treatment known as the "death pathway"? There's criticism tonight from some health specialists who say the Liverpool Care Pathway plan is in use without proper training for staff.