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Liverpool Care Pathway: Does it work?

Questions are being raised about a common treatment plan for people who are terminally ill.

The 'Liverpool Care Pathway' is a way of caring for the dying.

It has been dubbed the 'Pathway of death' following a series of newspaper stories about people who say it was used to hasten the death or even try to kill a loved one.

BBC Scotland's health correspondent Eleanor Bradford reports.

  • 15 Nov 2012