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Continuity in Palliative Care book published

Book front coverDan Munday, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Warwick Medical School, has edited a new book examining the need for continuity in palliative care.

'Continuity in Palliative Care' provides practical information on caring for patients faced with life-threatening disease and difficult treatment choices.

 The book:

  • Examines the multi-faceted issues involved in the need for continuity of care
  • Explores various forms of continuity and suggests a dynamic model of continuity
  • Looks at the areas involved in achieving continuity in palliative care - from the perspective of patients, their carers and healthcare professionals
  • Presents important issues, research results and examples of good practice

In her foreword, Professor Yvonne Carter, Dean of Warwick Medical School, says: “Understanding the issues in palliative care that face primary care teams is an important concept in preparing for future challenges in the NHS and this book clearly, concisely and very readably summarises the story.”

Published by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), more details of the book can be found here.