GPs could start by listening to dying patients and thus improve careBMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4922 (Published 13 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4922
- Cormac R Murphy, retired general practitioner1
- 1Southampton SO15, UK
Spence is right, the dying do deserve better from their GPs, but his article makes little progress towards this laudable aim.1
Having worked as a GP for 20 years I now sadly find myself firmly in the role of a patient with advanced cancer. Here is my perspective on the points raised.
I do not mind who delivers my palliative care …