The hospital-based specialist palliative care service is the latest extension of the hospice movement in the UK, bringing the message of specialist palliative care back into the hospital setting.
There are now over 200 palliative care services within the acute setting, including 76 specialist palliative care teams.
The composition, advantages and disadvantages of such teams are described, and the challenge and importance of evaluating these services are discussed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Soin palliatif, Service hospitalier, Spécificité, Equipe soignante, Royaume Uni, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Palliative care, Hospital ward, Specificity, Health care staff, United Kingdom, Europe
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0388122
Code Inist : 002B27C. Création : 22/03/2000.