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Thursday 27th October 2016

Dying Articles


Improved guidelines for dying care proposed

29th July 2015

New draft guidelines encourage patients and relatives to be involved in decisions about their care in their last few days of life.

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End of life remains a taboo subject

12th May 2014

GPs seem reluctant to discuss end of life plans with their patients.

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UK new 18/2/11

17th February 2011

A round up of UK health news over past week.

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North-south mortality divide is widest for 40 years

16th February 2011

Research suggests the chances of dying below the age of 75 is a fifth higher in the north of England.

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End-of-life care must be a priority

28th January 2010

The King's Fund says 24/7 care must be a priorty for dying patients.

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Liverpool care pathway protects dignity of dying

21st October 2009

The chief executive of Marie Curie Cancer Care says when used properly Liverpool care pathway does not hasten death.

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Dementia strategy doomed

30th January 2008

Attitudes towards the care and treatment of dementia patients must undergo significant change.

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Terminally ill suffer needlessly

30th August 2007

National hospice charity claims too many terminally ill are suffering 'distressing' deaths.

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How To Have a Good Death

4th April 2006

Uncovering 'the last taboo'

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