What progress has been made towards implementing national guidance on end of life care? A national survey of UK general practices.

@article{Hughes2010WhatPH,
  title={What progress has been made towards implementing national guidance on end of life care? A national survey of UK general practices.},
  author={Philippa Hughes and Peter A. Bath and Nisar Ahmed and Bill Noble},
  journal={Palliative medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={68-78}
}
The objectives of this study were to establish the extent to which UK primary care has adopted recommended practices on supportive and palliative care of adults with cancer, and to relate this to participation in national initiatives. We conducted a cross-sectional postal questionnaire survey of a random sample of UK general practices. In total, 60.0% of practices (2096 of 3495) responded to the survey: 61.5% reported involvement with the Gold Standards Framework (GSF); 24.4% with the Liverpool… CONTINUE READING
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