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Nurses need access to end of life training says leading cancer charity

Macmillan Cancer Support calls for clear guidance on personalising care at the end of life
Conversation in a hospice

Macmillan Cancer Support calls for clear guidance on personalising care at the end of life as well as support for nurses and other healthcare staff to undertake training

  • At the Crossroads report states that standards of end of life training in England are mixed
  • Workforce and financial pressures make accessing end of life training difficult for nurses and other healthcare staff
  • Advance care planning conversations about people's wishes means staff can focus on specific needs

The standard of end of life care training for professionals in England is mixed, says a report,

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