Posts tagged with ‘palliative care’

Palliative and End of Life Care

Power to the people: do public health campaigns improve awareness and quality of palliative care?

The right to health includes a right of access to good quality palliative care, but inequalities persist. Raising awareness is a key plank of the public health approach to palliative care but involves consideration of subjects most of us prefer not to address. This talk examines the complexities of awareness raising, and distills key messages from international research.

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Let’s talk about dying

Lack of openness about death has negative consequences for the quality of care provided to the dying and bereaved.

Appears in Issue 41

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