- People dying from cancer receive earlier and better diagnosis, better follow-up support and dedicated help to ensure their wishes are carried out.
- A series of other factors also affected the care received by patients at the end of their lives including their ethnicity and differences in availability of equipment.
- People with dementia are at far greater risk of being hospitalised before death or dying in hospital instead of at home.
- Helping more people die in a manner of their choosing would not only ease the pain for the patient and their family but also reduce the number of emergency hospital admissions.
- A lack of support in the community leaves carers unable to cope, the report said.
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