End of Life Care
This topic includes Hospice Care, Palliative Care and Terminal Care
(2019-05)Objectives: Out-of-hours (OOH) primary care services are contacted in the last 4 weeks of life by nearly 30% of all patients who die, but OOH palliative prescribing remains poorly understood. Our understanding of prescribing ...
What proportion of patients at the end of life contact out-of-hours primary care? A data linkage study in Oxfordshire (2018-04)Objectives: Out-of-hours (OOH) primary care services are a key element of community care at the end of life, yet there have been no previous attempts to describe the scope of this activity. We aimed to establish the ...