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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | June 2014

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Early referral services supporting people with cancer at home

Early referral services supporting people with cancer at home
Editorial

Article topics: Cancer, Early referral

The majority of people express a wish to be cared for at home with the right support, but figures show that many are admitted to hospital in crisis and spend a significant amount of time in hospital in their last year. Plus, many more people die in hospital than really want to.