CQC’s chief inspector of primary care has indicated that GPs could ‘do better’ when dealing with end of life care.
A high number of hospital admissions in the last year of life is linked with increasing disability in older patients, which may influence palliative care discussions, according to a US study.
NHS Lanarkshire has been forced to review its working practices after a catalogue of “unreasonable” failures in the end of life care of a 61-year-old man.
Huddersfield Daily Examiner
The Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice team and supporters are among those calling for ring-fenced funding to be allocated to local councils to fund short breaks.
The horrors within the Dying Without Dignity report should trigger renewed concerns and advice, says Joan Bakewell.
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