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GPs are invited to lead new public health approach to end of life care

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5612 (Published 12 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5612
  1. Adrian O’Dowd
  1. 1London

GPs in clinical commissioning groups have been invited to lead a new public health approach to end of life care in England.

On 10 September, Public Health England and the National Council for Palliative Care—an umbrella charity for workers involved in palliative, end of life, and hospice care—opened applications to be one of six “pathfinder communities” to pioneer this new approach. Implementing the newly launched Dying Well …

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