One patient GP, 2 random doctors

All we need to do is have three doctors. The GP of the patient and two more chosen at random, so no-one would be able to influence any one beforehand. The patient would need to be spoken to on their own without any members of the family present. They could present their findings to a main body and then it could be decided

Why is this idea important?

All we need to do is have three doctors. The GP of the patient and two more chosen at random, so no-one would be able to influence any one beforehand. The patient would need to be spoken to on their own without any members of the family present. They could present their findings to a main body and then it could be decided

The right (if terminally ill) to die painfree and with dignity.

Whilst I realise this could be misused, if the correct procedures were in place, this would prove a blessing for a large proportion of the diagnosed terminally ill. How devastating it is at present to watch your loved ones die, usually unconscious, unable to converse with their families, because doctors and nurses don’t usually tell the families how bad the patient is until it is too late. They are then dispatched to a hospice if lucky, and die there, without regaining consciousness, and many personal things are left unsaid, and cause untold problems with the grieving process.

Why is this idea important?

Whilst I realise this could be misused, if the correct procedures were in place, this would prove a blessing for a large proportion of the diagnosed terminally ill. How devastating it is at present to watch your loved ones die, usually unconscious, unable to converse with their families, because doctors and nurses don’t usually tell the families how bad the patient is until it is too late. They are then dispatched to a hospice if lucky, and die there, without regaining consciousness, and many personal things are left unsaid, and cause untold problems with the grieving process.