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Normal LambMinisters order an inquiry into the care pathway payments that saw hospitals receive millions to implement controversial system
Care and support minister Norman Lamb said there had been too many cases of patients dying on the pathway while their families were told nothing.

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handsHospitals bribed to put patients on pathway to death: Cash incentive for NHS trusts that meet targets on Liverpool Care Pathway
The incentives have been paid to hospitals that ensure a set percentage of patients who die on their wards have been put on the controversial regime.

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Mellanie Philips

The medical profession’s lethal arrogance over the Liverpool Care Pathway
MELANIE PHILLIPS’ article provoked many letters from families such as Patricia Greenwood’s (pictured). But the response from doctors, bitterly denouncing her, was even more chilling.
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hospital dayHospital ‘death pathway’ bribes will be scrapped: Victory for the Mail as ministers end payments
Care Minister Norman Lamb, pictured, has told families of patients affected by the Liverpool Care Pathway he will end financial payments to hospitals.
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