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Dying Matters Awareness Week: What can you do for Palliative Care?

Nyatanga, Brian (2017) Dying Matters Awareness Week: What can you do for Palliative Care? British Journal of Community Nursing, 22 (5). p. 225. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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The article discusses the Dying Matters Awareness Week event which is scheduled to be held on May 8-14, 2017, and it addresses an effort to raise public awareness about the importance of discussing palliative care, dying, and death-related issues such as grief and bereavement. The British National Council for Palliative Care's Dying Matters Alliance is examined, along with a 2008 End of Life Care strategy and the challenges associated with helping patients cope with dying.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: attitudes to death, community nurses, Advance Care Planning, bereavement, grief, dying, community health, nursing death, health promotion, interpersonal communication, palliative therapy, terminal care, Dying Matters Awareness Week
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2018 10:58
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:23

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