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Letters BMA calls for changes to end of life care

End of life care—why those with dementia have different needs

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: (Published 18 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2171
  1. Nathan Davies, National Institute for Health Research school for primary care research postdoctoral fellow1,
  2. Steve Iliffe, emeritus professor1
  1. 1Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, UCL, Royal Free Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
  1. nathan.davies.10{at}

The BMA and Royal College of Physicians (RCP) have recently reported on end of life care.1 2 They call for changes to end of life care,1 but also report steady progress in the recognition of patients who are dying and in the amount and quality of communication with patients who are …

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