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  1. F Irvine and
  2. E Stevens, Education Department
  1. Education Department, The Ayrshire Hospice, Ayr, Scotland

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In response to the World Health Organization (WHO, 2002) statement that ‘palliative care should be for anyone with a life-limiting illness’, the Scottish Executive (2006) produced 20 national practice statements for general palliative care in adult care homes in Scotland. The statements sit alongside the National Care Standards and set out what service users can expect from current …

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