Dying in hospital is not always a bad thingBMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4043 (Published 25 June 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f4043
- Helen Rosemary Bond, retired psychiatrist1
- 1Datchet SL3 9JL, UK
Tosh describes the difficulties for families when patients choose to die at home.1 I have often wondered whether the policy of ensuring, when possible, that patients die at home is always right.
These thoughts were prompted by my husband’s death in a neurosurgical ward three years ago. He had …