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Liverpool Care Pathway independent review: first meeting of the review panel

The panel appointed to review the use and experience of the Liverpool Care Pathway for Dying Patients (LCP), chaired by Baroness Julia Neuberger met for the first time on 18 February 2013.

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At that meeting the panel acknowledged the serious nature of this review and committed to giving full consideration to all the evidence submitted to it.

Members of the public and professionals are invited to share their experiences of the Liverpool Care Pathway, both good and bad, as part of an independent review. Liverpool Care Pathway independent review’s public call for evidence was launched on 16 February 2013. Sessions are being held with families and carers to listen to their experiences of LCP.

Written submissions from the public can be sent via email to: or by post to the following address:

Liverpool Care Pathway Review
Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London SW1A 2NS

The closing date for responses is 5 April 2013.

Published 5 March 2013