The RCP’s latest report, Talking about dying: How to begin honest conversations about what lies ahead, has just been published. Good to have evidence which supports the importance of our respective hospice education and placement opportunities for Doctors.
Based on conversations with doctors at all levels, patients and carers, and medical organisations, the report reveals the barriers that stand in the way, offers solutions and resources to help, including a ‘mythbusting section’ debunking common but erroneous beliefs. Four English hospitals leading the way in supporting end-of-life care conversations have contributed good practice case studies to the report.
The key recommendations from the report are below:
19, October 2018