GP workforce crisis set to undermine palliative care, BMA warns

Providing palliative care in the community will become ‘even more challenging’ if GP workforce shortages and workload pressures are not addressed, the BMA has warned.

BMA leaders have urged all UK governments to prioritise end-of-life care after research by the union found current provision – although ‘excellent’ in some areas – ‘does not match expectations’ of either doctors or the public.

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http://www.gponline.com/gp-workforce-crisis-set-undermine-palliative-care-bma-warns/palliative-end-of-life-care/article/1379431

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