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Introducing Palliative Care

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 15 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:205
  1. William M O'Neill, Macmillan consultant senior lecturer in palliative medicine
  1. University of Bristol

    Robert Twycross, Radcliffe, pounds sterling15, pp 178, ISBN 1 85775 039 X

    Although hospices have existed in Britain since the end of the last century, the development of modern day hospice care began with the establishment of St Christopher's Hospice at Sydenham in south east London in 1967. It was not until 1987 that palliative medicine was established as an independent specialty, and in 1995 there are …

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