Deaths in Acute Hospitals: Caring to the End? (2009)

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.

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