East Staffordshire relying too heavily on volunteers to provide end-of-life care, watchdog claims – Burton Mail


Burton Mail

East Staffordshire relying too heavily on volunteers to provide end-of-life care, watchdog claims
Burton Mail
Research led by Healthwatch Staffordshire has revealed "gaps and inconsistencies" in the way end-of-life care is delivered. The body's investigation discovered weaknesses in "advance care planning" – the process during which someone who is dying …

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In Response: Don’t buy false claims, respect end-of-life wishes – Duluth News Tribune


Duluth News Tribune

In Response: Don't buy false claims, respect end-of-life wishes
Duluth News Tribune
While physicians can now prolong and extend life almost indefinitely, shared medical decision-making obliges the doctor to embrace fully informed, patient-centered care, especially in care at the end of life. Physicians can no longer simply fight

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