Serious illness care Programme UK: assessing the ‘face validity’, applicability and relevance of the serious illness conversation guide for use within the UK health care setting

@inproceedings{McGlinchey2019SeriousIC,
  title={Serious illness care Programme UK: assessing the ‘face validity’, applicability and relevance of the serious illness conversation guide for use within the UK health care setting},
  author={Tamsin McGlinchey and Stephen Mason and Alison Coackley and Antony Roberts and Maria Maguire and Justin J Sanders and Francine L. Maloney and Susan Dale Block and John E Ellershaw and Peter Kirkbride},
  booktitle={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2019}
}
BackgroundWhen doctors have honest conversations with patients about their illness and involve them in decisions about their care, patients express greater satisfaction with care and lowered anxiety and depression. The Serious Illness Care Programme (the Programme), originally developed in the United States (U.S), promotes meaningful, realistic and focused conversations about patient’s wishes, fears and worries for the future with their illness. The Serious Illness Conversation Guide (the guide… CONTINUE READING

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