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Mary Williams

Senior Lecturer in Cancer, Palliative Care and End of Life Care, School of Health Care and Social Work Buckinghamshire New University, Uxbridge Campus, when this article was written. She is now Lead Nurse for Supportive and Palliative Care and Chaplaincy, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

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