Carers need financial assistance to buy help

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7069.1402c (Published 30 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1402
  1. Frada Eskin
  1. Consultant in public health medicine 62 The Glen, Sheffield S10 3FN

    EDITOR,—Having personal experience of being a long term carer and having seen some of my friends struggle to fulfil this role, I have become convinced that, while the endeavours of organisations for carers1 are to be respected, the only important thing that makes a difference is practical financial help.

    The most effective …

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