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Doctors not told to hasten deaths, says health secretary Alex Neil

Posted by seumasach on October 30, 2012

Scotsman

27th October, 2012

HEALTH secretary Alex Neil has vowed not to ask doctors to hit targets for the number of patients who die on the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway, after it emerged hospitals in England were being given financial incentives to do so.

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