Letters Care of the dying in the community

Hospice ethos is the heart of caring for dying people in the community

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4891 (Published 14 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4891
  1. David Jolley, psychiatrist1,
  2. Michael Tapley, medical director2
  1. 1Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
  2. 2Willow Wood Hospice, Ashton under Lyne OL6 6SL, UK
  1. david.jolley{at}manchester.ac.uk

The articles by Collis and Al-Qurainy1 and Sleeman and Collis2 stand well alongside the recent review of the Liverpool care pathway.3 The key directive from this review is that: “Use of the Liverpool care pathway should be replaced over the next six …

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