Understaffed teams reveal the impact on care of the surge in home deaths
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Understaffed teams reveal the impact on care of the surge in home deaths

Erin Dean Health journalist

Overloaded community nurses tell a joint Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey how they struggle to provide timely end of life care at home and warn of the pressures this places on families

Exhausted nurses have warned that there simply aren’t enough staff to care for growing numbers of people dying at home, putting pressure on families to care for loved ones.

Nursing Standard. 36, 11, 51-54. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.11.51.s21

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