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PATIENT END-OF-LIFE-CARE BILL OF RIGHTS. Sufficient fluids will be given to me by mouth, by tube to the stomach or by drip into a vein or under the skin, to relieve thirst and keep me hydrated, unless I decided against it. My bodily nutrition will be maintained by any reasonable means unless I especially prohibit […]

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How Not to Die!

How Not to Die. Angelo Volandes’s low-tech, high-empathy plan to revolutionize end-of-life care. Jonathan Rauch. DR. Angelo Volandes is making a film that he believes will change the way you die. The studio is his living room in Newton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston; the control panel is his laptop; the camera crew is a […]

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Disability Now – Podcast -The Liverpool Care Pathway, The Undateables and Malcolm Brabant

Paul Carter and Sophie Partridge discuss the Liverpool Care Pathway, the end-of-life treatment which led to people being drugged and deprived of fluids and the Channel 4 series The Undateables which follows disabled people in their quest for a date. Paul also talks to Malcolm Brabant who experienced psychosis after receiving an inoculation against yellow […]

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