8 September 2015
Responding to the publication of Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care, Adrienne Betteley, End of Life Care Programme Lead at Macmillan Cancer Support said:
Adrienne Betteley, End of Life Care Programme Lead at Macmillan Cancer Support said:
“This welcome document gives clarity to what good end of life care looks like, as well as who is responsible for ensuring everyone is enabled to die in a place and manner of their choice. Too often people with cancer at the end of life tell us they aren’t able to access support they so badly need, resulting in expensive emergency hospital admissions, and ultimately a lack of choice for people at an incredibly important time. It is now vital that these important steps become more than just ambitions and that they are fully adopted and implemented so that we can ensure consistent access to high quality palliative and end of life care.”
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