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No painful compromise
14th June 2017 | Source: Hospice UK

A guide for commissioners and providers to improve pain management for dying people at home from Hospice UK. This research was commissioned by NHS England as part of the Strategic Partner Programme, which includes Hospice UK and National Council for Palliative Care.

What to expect when someone important to you is dying
24th April 2015 | Source: NCPC

What to expect when someone is in the very last days and hours of life. For all end of life conditions. Designed as a guide for carers, families and friends.

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