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  1. Alison Connor, Nurse Consultant and
  2. Lynda Atter, Practice Development and Quality Nurse
  1. Hartlepool and District Hospice, Hartlepool

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The essential component for good palliative care is to undertake a holistic, multidisciplinary assessment acknowledging the individuality of each person. This abstract describes the process of introducing into a hospice inpatient unit a new model of care adapted from the ‘Burford Model: Caring in Practice’ by Christopher Johns (1994). The aim …

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