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Ipswich: Inquest to hear details of death of patient placed on controversial Liverpool Care Pathway at Ipswich Hospital

17:41 22 January 2013

An inquest will hear details of the death of an elderly woman who died at Ipswich Hospital

An inquest will hear details of the death of an elderly woman who died at Ipswich Hospital

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AN inquest will open tomorrow to examine the death of an elderly woman, put on the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) at Ipswich Hospital.

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Marion Bryce-Smith, 93, of the Thoroughfare, Woodbridge was admitted to Ipswich Hospital in January last year following a fall at home.

Mrs Bryce-Smith suffered two further falls while at the Heath Road trust - the second of which resulted in an inoperable bleed to her brain.

A spokesman for her family said three days later the 93-year-old was placed on the LCP, end of life care which involves withholding food and drink in the expectation that a patient will die.

Mrs Bryce-Smith died on March 17, 59 days later.

The inquest will be held at the IP-City Centre in Bath Street, Ipswich.

The hearing is expected to last for two days.

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  • three days - keep this in mind: the big 3's - 3 minutes without air, 3 days without water 30 days without food.... these will all kill you

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    zaax

    Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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