How many people need palliative care?

ehospice_130614Between 69% and 82% of those who die need palliative care, according to a new study published in Palliative Medicine.

The ability to estimate the number of people in a population that will need palliative care is obviously key to commissioning and planning services, and researchers at the Cicely Saunders Institute have been refining and comparing existing methods of estimating this need…read more

From ehospice’s International edition.