More manpower needed in palliative care sector

20140707-02SINGAPORE | Channel AsiaNews – 5 July 12014 – ‘More manpower needed in palliative care sector.’ In 2020, more than 10,000 Singaporeans are expected to be in need of end-of-life care. To meet this need, the Health Ministry estimates it will have to double manpower capacity in the palliative care sector from the current 150 to 300 by 2020. In addition, other healthcare professionals should also be well-equipped with the skills to deliver palliative care. One suggestion is to make basic palliative care training a must in non-palliative care disciplines…read more

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