Guidelines have improved care

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6960.1017b (Published 15 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1017

Guidelines may have improved care

  1. M Stevenson
  1. Scottish Partnership Agency for Palliative and Cancer Care, Edinburgh EH1 2DY

    EDITOR, - Mina Mills and colleagues' report on the care of dying patients in hospital fails to mention changes that have taken place in Scotland in the 11 years since their study, particularly in relation to patients dying of cancer. Guidelines on palliative care for patients with cancer have recently been published jointly by the Scottish Partnership Agency for Palliative and Cancer Care and the Clinical Resource and Audit Group of the …

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