Apology for ‘do not resuscitate’ order on Down’s patient welcomed by SPUC Pro-Life

The BBC reported today that East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust has apologized for placing a ‘do not resuscitate’ order on the late Andrew Waters in 2011. “The trust accepts that it breached its duty owed to the patient. We apologise unreservedly for this and the distress caused.” Mr. Waters’ Down’s syndrome and his learning difficulties …

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