Terminally ill patients treated in the community should keep a copy of their records

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7153.283 (Published 25 July 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:283
  1. Jo Chambers, Consultant in clinical oncology and palliative medicine
  1. Southmead Health Services, Southmead Hospital, Bristol BS10 5NB

    EDITOR—Barclay et al remind us of the importance of continuity of care for terminally ill patients and of the difficulty of reconciling this with the increasing tendencyof general practitioners to work in cooperatives.1 The situation could be improved if general practitioners were better about handing …

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