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The Action Plan for Hearing Loss in Wales

This framework sets out what NHS Wales wants to achieve in an integrated health and social care system for D/deaf/people living with hearing loss.

The Framework is in three parts: 78 more words

Current: Issue 10 (Spring 2017)

Passed away, kicked the bucket, pushing up daisies – the many ways we don’t talk about death

Talking about death and dying is taboo in many parts of the world. So it’s no wonder many people avoid talking about it. Or they struggle to find the right words | The Conversation… 87 more words

End Of Life Care

Improving hospital-based end of life care processes and outcomes

A systematic review was undertaken to examine the quantity and quality of data-based research aimed at improving the (a) processes and (b) outcomes associated with delivering end-of-life care in hospital settings | BMC Palliative Care… 137 more words

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Inappropriate prescribing of preventative medication in patients with life-limiting illness

Systematic review  to examine the methods used to identify inappropriate prescribing of preventative medication in patients with life-limiting illness and to detail the nature of medications prescribed | BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care… 125 more words

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Adjusting to bodily decline at the end-of-life

The purpose of this study was to better understand the lived experience of functional decline for people with advanced cancer living at home | BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care… 122 more words

End Of Life Care

Improving Deaf people’s access to mental health services

As many as two in three Deaf people in the UK struggle with mental health problems, but most find it too difficult to access psychological therapy. 96 more words

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Deaths from dementia set to quadruple by 2040

The number of people who will die from dementia could almost quadruple over the next 20 years, suggests a study published in BMC Medicine | Story via… 206 more words

Current: Issue 10 (Spring 2017)