Planning for an (un)certain future: Choice within English end-of-life care

@inproceedings{Borgstrom2012PlanningFA,
  title={Planning for an (un)certain future: Choice within English end-of-life care},
  author={Erica Borgstrom},
  year={2012}
}
Neoliberal policies are shaping the healthcare landscape by emphasising individual choice. End-of-life care is a case in point as patient choice, through advance care planning, is a key conceptual framework for motivating service development and provision. Based on qualitative ethnographic research in England, this paper describes what choice is and how it is enacted in the context of end-of-life care. Within policy, choice represents individual autonomy and is a goal to strive towards. In… CONTINUE READING

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