‘Decimated’ nursing teams affect end of life care quality
Erin Dean , Freelance health writer
Lack of community care staff and funding means nine out of ten nurses have seen dying patients stranded in hospital, a survey has revealed
An exclusive survey of more than 600 nurses and healthcare assistants by Nursing Standard and terminal illness charity Marie Curie highlights how overstretched community nurses are struggling to provide end of life care.
Primary Health Care. 28, 3,8-9. doi: 10.7748/phc.28.3.8.s7