Maximizing palliative care provision in economic downturns

Source: International Journal of Palliative Nursing 2011 17(1): 4-6

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Date of publication: 2011 Jan

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: In these difficult economic times, the argument for good-quality end-of-life care has moved away from ethical to economic considerations. This commentary puts forward Ireland’s case for reallocating some of current health spending away from acute services towards community-based palliative care services.

Length of publication:2 pages

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