23 March 2012
Bill Noble, Macmillan Senior Lecturer in Palliative Medicine, University of Sheffield, said,
'In Sheffield, we are rather proud of our inclusive approach to palliative care. Our systems allow us to track patients referred to our services in almost every care setting and so we have formed a consortium of NHS, voluntary sector, independent hospice and local authority organisations to take part in this pilot. This is a very important project that we all hope will lead to a fair and transparent method of funding palliative care and we are very pleased to contribute to it.'
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