I’LL ALWAYS BE GRATEFUL TO THE DOCTOR WHO EASED MUM’S PAIN

DAILY MAIL Earlier this month, Dr William Lloyd Bassett, a Shropshire GP, was hauled in front of a disciplinary panel at the General Medical Council.  It was alleged that he’d deliberately hastened the death of a terminally-ill man by giving him a huge dose of morphine. The case made headlines across the country, and prompted debate about the fine and treacherous line between aiding a patient in distress and hastening death. Continue reading