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COUNCIL GRANTS PATIENT RIGHT TO 'CHOKE TO DEATH'

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Durham CC has agreed that a severely ill patient in its care will be left to die if she begins to choke - a common ...
Durham CC has agreed that a severely ill patient in its care will be left to die if she begins to choke - a common symptom of her condition, multiple sclerosis. The agreement, which was negotiated after threats of legal action against the council by the woman, sets a legal precedent, according to The Sunday Times(p7), that could be followed by other local authorities.
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