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Spain agrees palliative care plan

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: (Published 06 January 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:8
  1. Xavier Bosch
  1. Barcelona

    A national plan on palliative care has been agreed by the Spanish ministry of health and the health departments of the Spanish regional governments. The goal is to enable terminally ill patients to receive treatments in their own homes to improve their quality of life but not necessarily extend life.

    The plan regulates, for the first time in …

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