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80 Outcome Measures in Community Palliative Care
  1. Margred M Capel, Consultant in Palliative Medicine and
  2. Terri Gazi, Clinical Nurse Specialist
  1. George Thomas Hospice Care, Cardiff, Wales

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Introduction: Palliative medicine services in modern health care are required to demonstrate measurement of the quality their service delivers in addition to the demographic background of the service users, service activity and response times. Although various potential options for measuring quality exist, there is no uniform approach across the UK. Local commissioners of services vary in their requirements for this measurement. George Thomas Hospice Care (GTHC), a community …

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