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105 City-Wide Patient Database for NHS Hospitals
  1. V Voraa,b,
  2. J Fordb,
  3. S Kirkb,
  4. P Saundersa and
  5. TWN Noblec
  1. a Sheffield Teaching Hospital
  2. b St. Luke’s Hospice, Sheffield, England
  3. c University of Sheffield, England

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Background

In palliative care, patients commonly move between one care setting and another, encountering different palliative care teams. Sharing clinical information between professionals in separate agencies may be difficult or subject to delay. Sheffield has two major providers of palliative …

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