Family 'not told' father was put on Liverpool Care Pathway

Denise Charlesworth-Smith, who lives in Brookville, near Methwold, has told Daybreak that her father, Phil, was placed on the controversial Liverpool Care Plan by a Nottinghamshire hospital without any consultation with her family.

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New end-of-life care legal rights

Relatives are to get a legal right to be consulted before food or water is withdrawn from terminally-ill patients under the so-called "pathway to death," under new Government proposals.