They put my mum on the death pathway but didn"t tell me, says Toyah: Singer only found out when she overheard a hospice nurse

They put my mum on the death pathway but didn't tell me, says Toyah: Singer only found out when she overheard a hospice nurse81-year-old was alone when notified she was being put on death pathwayDaughter Toyah Willcox overheard nurses tell mother: 'The end is near' By John Stevens and Sandi Jones PUBLISHED: 23:05 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:52 GMT, 25 March 2013 Toyah Willcox overheard nurses telling her 81-year-old mother Barbara: 'It's alright Barbara, the end is near.' She made the decision to move her mother into a hospice to ensure she spent her last days in as much comfort as possible.

They put my mum on the death pathway but didn"t tell me, says Toyah: Singer tells how she only found out when overhearing a hospice nurse

They put my mum on the death pathway but didn't tell me, says Toyah: Singer tells how she only found out when overhearing a hospice nurse81-year-old was alone when notified she was being put on death pathwayDaughter Toyah Willcox overheard nurses tell mother: 'The end is near' By John Stevens and Sandi Jones PUBLISHED: 23:05 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:11 GMT, 24 March 2013 Toyah Willcox overheard nurses telling her 81-year-old mother Barbara: 'It's alright Barbara, the end is near.' She made the decision to move her mother into a hospice to ensure she spent her last days in as much comfort as possible.

A lonely death on the "care" pathway: MPs demand action after another patient is chosen to die without doctors telling family

A lonely death on the 'care' pathway: MPs demand action after another patient is chosen to die without doctors telling familyOlive Goom, 85, was put on the controversial Liverpool Care PathwayNo one was by her side after medics neglected to consult her familyMPs call for urgent review of the system designed to ease suffering | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 14 October 2012 An elderly woman died alone after doctors failed to tell relatives they were ending her life on the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway.

Back to life? Scientists stop cells dying in mouse brains – offering hope to Alzheimer"s and Parkinson"s sufferers

Brainwave: Scientists stop cells dying in mouse brains – offering hope to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's sufferers 'Switching off' pathway stops mouse brain cells dyingSame pathway could operate in human diseases such as Alzheimers and Parkinsons'Major breakthrough', say scientists 18 million worldwide suffer from Alzheimer's | UPDATED: 06:48 GMT, 8 May 2012 It's the first time scientists have understood what makes neurons 'die' – and is described as a 'major breakthrough' in the study of brain diseases, say Leicester University researchers A chemical command that halts brain cells dying in mice could offer hope to human sufferers of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.