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02 July 2023

Volume 32 | Issue 13

ISSN (Print): 0966-0461

ISSN (Online): 2052-2819

Demand for end-of-life care

Despite many people expressing a preference to die at home, half of deaths occur in hospital. Often this is due to a lack of in-home and community-based support. The provision of palliative care to provide comfort and improve quality of life frequently happens at a late stage in the process because the mechanisms to ensure timely access are not in place.

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