This article in the October issue of the International Journal of Palliative Nursing looks at some of the key factors behind the progress made in hospice and palliative care over the past five years.
On World Hospice and Palliative Care Day- 8 October 2011- the Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance (WPCA) launched a global update highlighting the progress that has been made in hospice and palliative care over the past 5 years.
This article by Claire Morris, WPCA Advocacy and Policy Officer, explores some of the key factors behind this progress, focusing particularly on advocacy and policy.
Morris, C. A global update on the development of palliative care services. International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 2011 17(10):472-5.