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Relatives are to get a legal right to be consulted before food or water is withdrawn from terminally-ill patients under the so-called "pathway to death," under new Government proposals.

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Your comments on end-of-life care changes

ITV News asked what you make of the proposal to make it a legal obligation for health professionals to inform families of any end-of-life care decisions they take.

Here is a selection of your responses:

Fully agree with it. Families should always be involved in the decision on what happens to a loved one.

– Philip Carey in Wrexham, Wales

The doctors already do this at my local hospital.

– fran clair in fleet, hampshire

Shouldn't a final will and testament be the resounding voice at the end though? ... That states exactly what the patient would want.

– Dawn Marie Lewis

You can share your thoughts by visiting our Facebook page or emailing us at: yourstory@itn.co.uk

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