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Letters Palliative care rebranding

Education is worth more than words

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 10 April 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l1630
  1. Thomas Liney, medical student
  1. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  1. thomas.liney{at}

I agree with Boyd and colleagues that simply “rebranding” palliative care will not solve the problems surrounding attitudes towards it.1 I think the root of the problem, and thus the point for change, lies with education.

Evidence has shown that …

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