Source: National Confidential Enquiry Into Patient Outcome and Death http://www.ncepod.org.uk
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Date of publication: 2009
Publication type: Report
In a nutshell: The report explores remediable factors in the process of care for patients who died in an hospital and offers key findings and recommendations – some of which relate directly to end of life care pathways and decision making. Specifically, the seniority, experience and skill-levels of clinicians are identified as factors to be addressed.
Length of publication: 12 page report.