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Compassion in Dying responds to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman’s (SPSO) report on failure to discuss DNACPR decision with family of patient

Lloyd Riley, Deputy Director of Policy & Research at Compassion in Dying, said:   “We offer our sincere condolences to the family concerned in the SPSO’s recent report. We welcome the SPSO’s recommendations, which rightly stress the importance of following proper procedures for discussing and documenting DNACPR decisions [also known as DNR or DNAR]. “CPR

Compassion in Dying backs DNACPR legal challenge to Health Secretary

End-of-life charity has received hundreds of calls relating to CPR and DNACPR Key concern is patients feeling ignored or abandoned by healthcare professionals for wanting to refuse CPR; worried that they will be resuscitated against their wishes Compassion in Dying today (29 May 2020) announces its support for Kate Masters’ legal challenge to the Secretary