British Journal of Community Nursing, Vol. 17(1), p27
Date of Publication: January 2012
In a nutshell: The Labour Party manifesto of 2001 made a number of guarantees, including enabling patients more choice to die in their preferred place of care and their own homes. Later, The Strategy for End of Life Care (Department of Health (DH), 2008) emphasised that people’s needs, priorities and preferences for end-of-life care should be identified, documented, reviewed, respected and acted on wherever possible.
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