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Social deprivation increases workload in palliative care of terminally ill patients

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 19 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1202
  1. C R Clark, Administratora
  1. a St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham, London SE26 6DZ

    Editor-I was interested to read Worrall et al's study of workload and social disadvantage.1 A reported limitation of their study was the absence of terminally ill patients. At St Christopher's Hospice, we have analysed workload and found substantial differences in palliative care provided in the community that support their findings.

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