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85 Pioneering Specialist Palliative Care Outreach within a Prison
  1. K Soden
  1. Priscilla Bacon Centre for Specialist Palliative Care Services, Colman Hospital, Norwich, Norfolk

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With an increasing prison population and rising numbers of life sentences in the UK, many older prisoners have chronic medical conditions requiring palliative interventions. The healthcare unit within HMP Norwich is the only unit in Europe providing a service specialising in the care of such prisoners. This paper describes innovative liaison work designed to develop a high-quality palliative care and end-of-life …

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