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An open letter laying out the impact of the imposed Junior Doctors’ Contract on care for the dying

Palliative Medicine provides care and support to prevent and relieve suffering for people with life-limiting and lifethreatening illnesses1. In its role as representing all junior doctors training in Palliative Medicine across the UK, the APM has deep concerns about the impact of the imposed contract on the dying for the following reasons.

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APM calls for greater consistency in care for dying

APM president Prof Rob George said a core job of any hospital is to care for the dying, yet this Audit shows this is still not consistently happening.

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End of Life Care Audit Report



APM Press Releases

Joint Statement: Response to Assisted Dying bill (FINAL1)

Press Release from the APM – Assisted Suicide. “Doctors who care for the dying people are unwilling to participate in physician assisted suicide” APM Press Release_January 2015


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