Why we are taking on palliative care
Palliative care is an essential component of healthcare for patients who are approaching the end of their lives or have advanced, life-limiting illnesses. It is delivered by a range of healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, social workers, and other specialists.
In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the importance of palliative care in the UK.
However, despite these efforts, there are still challenges in the provision of palliative care.
There are concerns about inequalities in access to care, with some patients and families still struggling to access the care they need. There is also a need for greater public awareness about palliative care and what it entails.
We want to change that.
* Palliative and End of Life Care Profiles, Office for Health Improvement and Disparities