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Not For Resuscitation Orders

EDM number 732 in 1999-00, proposed by Paul Burstow on 16/05/2000.

That this House notes with concern the growing number of reported cases of inappropriate use of not for resuscitation (NFR) orders; believes that there is a gap between guidelines and practice which leaves patients and family members uninvolved in the decision to mark a patient's records 'NFR'; notes that research reported in the British Medical Journal found that two out of three patients with NFRs were not involved in the decision and that patients with NFRs were 30 times more likely to die; and calls on the Government to take urgent action to stamp out this immoral practice and issue clear instructions to the NHS on the use of not for resuscitation orders.

This motion has been signed by a total of 38 MPs.

Paul Burstow16/05/2000Sutton & CheamLiberal DemocratProposed
Bob Russell17/05/2000ColchesterLiberal DemocratSigned
Adrian Sanders17/05/2000TorbayLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Marsden17/05/2000Shrewsbury & AtchamLabourSigned
Vincent Cable17/05/2000TwickenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
David Chaytor17/05/2000Bury NorthLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin17/05/2000Heywood & MiddletonLabour Co-operativeSigned
Harry Barnes17/05/2000North East DerbyshireLabourSigned
Nick Harvey18/05/2000North DevonLiberal DemocratSigned
Jenny Tonge18/05/2000Richmond ParkLiberal DemocratSigned
Edward Davey18/05/2000Kingston & SurbitonLiberal DemocratSigned
Michael Connarty18/05/2000Falkirk EastLabourSigned
Edward O'Hara18/05/2000Knowsley SouthLabourSigned
Terry Lewis18/05/2000WorsleyLabourSigned
Andrew Stunell22/05/2000Hazel GroveLiberal DemocratSigned
Win Griffiths23/05/2000BridgendLabourSigned
Andrew George23/05/2000St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Brian Cotter23/05/2000Weston-Super-MareLiberal DemocratSigned
Lynne Jones23/05/2000Birmingham, Selly OakLabourSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe23/05/2000LeighLabourSigned
Syd Rapson24/05/2000Portsmouth NorthLabourSigned
Julian Lewis24/05/2000New Forest EastConservativeSigned
Mike Hancock24/05/2000Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Bill Tynan24/05/2000Hamilton SouthLabourSigned
Betty Williams05/06/2000ConwyLabourSigned
Jim Cousins06/06/2000Newcastle upon Tyne CentralLabourSigned
Tom Brake07/06/2000Carshalton & WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Sandra Gidley09/06/2000RomseyLiberal DemocratSigned
John Austin09/06/2000Erith & ThamesmeadLabourSigned
Russell Brown14/06/2000DumfriesLabourSigned
Doug Naysmith15/06/2000Bristol North WestLabour Co-operativeSigned
Peter Brand19/06/2000Isle of WightLiberal DemocratSigned
Nigel Jones20/06/2000CheltenhamLiberal DemocratSigned
Terry Davis11/07/2000Birmingham, Hodge HillLabourSigned
George Galloway17/07/2000Glasgow, KelvinLabourSigned
Mohammad Sarwar18/07/2000Glasgow, GovanLabourSigned
John McDonnell27/07/2000Hayes & HarlingtonLabourSigned
Irene Adams27/07/2000Paisley NorthLabourSigned

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