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8 Governance in Changing Times: A Study of Hospice Trustees in the United Kingdom
  1. Dr Mary Turner
  1. International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University

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Aim: Hospice trustees are volunteers who are responsible for the governance and strategic direction of independent, charitable hospices in the UK. This national study, the first of its kind to focus specifically on this group of volunteers, aimed to develop greater understanding of hospice trusteeship. Methods: The study consisted of two phases. Phase 1 was a 27-item questionnaire about roles, recruitment …

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