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Recommendations for Improving End-of-Life Care (BBC News / House of Commons Health Committee)

Summary The House of Commons Health Select Committee has issued a report which makes a range of suggestions for improving end-of-life care. Many people still die in hospital, rather than their preferred place of death. It is proposed that social … Continue reading

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What We Know Now 2013: End of Life Care (Public Health England / NEoLCIN)

Summary This Public Health England / National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (NEoLCIN) report summarises research during the past year from a range of organisations and charities. There remain large variations in the proportion of deaths in hospital between local … Continue reading

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End-of-Life Care: National Shortfall in NHS Services (BBC News)

Summary A new report suggests there is a shortage of specialist end-of-life care in England. Many patients do not receive the help they need as a result. “People dying with the most complex conditions, such as cancer, dementia and heart … Continue reading

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New Intelligence on End of Life Care in England (National End of Life Care Intelligence Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary The latest report from the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (NEoLCIN) called “What do we know now that … Continue reading

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