A national strategy for palliative care in New Zealand.

  • Rod MacLeod
  • Published 2001 in Journal of palliative medicine
Despite the evidence that palliative care is effective in improving the quality of life for people who are dying, it is still poorly understood by many health professionals in New Zealand. Many in the general public still see the focus of hospice care as dying rather than living. In 1998, the New Zealand National Advisory Committee on Health and Disability… CONTINUE READING