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The cost of living

Bethann Siviter Independent nursing consultant

Being in your seventies shouldn’t mean you are beyond the point of no return – for patients or the health service

Evelyn was in her seventies when she was taken to the emergency department after having a heart attack. Central to and beloved by her large extended family, they all waited at the hospital for news. Her daughter Eleanor told me what Evelyn was asked minutes after hearing she’d had a heart attack.

Primary Health Care. 28, 5, 15-15. doi: 10.7748/phc.28.5.15.s17

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