1 Apr 2020

How will UK doctors decide which Covid-19 patients get life-saving treatment?

Reporter

Intensive care treatment could be prioritised for those most likely to survive – under new ethical guidelines published by the British Medical Association.

Intensive care treatment could be prioritised for those most likely to survive – under new ethical guidelines published by the British Medical Association.

They have warned that as the crisis develops doctors could be making decisions about whether large numbers of patients receive life saving treatment or not.