HC Deb 08 November 1999 vol 337 c454W
Mr. Hilary Benn

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if his Department will issue guidance on the withholding or withdrawal of tube feeding and hydration from patients who are not terminally ill, following the BMA's own guidance on this issue. [97251]

Ms Stuart

We have no plans to publish specific guidance on withholding or withdrawing medical treatment from patients.