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Advance care planning in general practice – does policy match reality?

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Advance care planning in general practice – does policy match reality?

Findings from a Freedom of Information request to Clinical Commissioning Groups by charity Compassion in Dying

Compassion in Dying decided to find out more about the policies which guide how GP practices approach advance care planning via a Freedom of Information request to Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in February 2018.

The results of the request, analysed alongside data gathered from callers to their free Information Line, revealed significant gaps between national level policies, the efforts of the CCGs in relation to advance care planning, and the practice that takes place within GP surgeries.

Read the full report here.

Charity website: https://compassionindying.org.uk/
Twitter: @agooddeath