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No money to improve palliative care at Noble's Hospital says Minister

Fri, 06 May 2016


Improvements have been made at Noble's Hospital in providing better care for dying patients but there's still room to do better. 
 
That's according to the Department of Health and Social Care - Noble's has been benchmarked against other hospitals in the UK.
 
One area highlighted as needing improvement was specialist palliative care - it's only offered between 9am and 5pm between Monday and Friday. 
 
37 per cent of hospitals in the UK offer it seven days a week - Minister Howard Quayle says at the moment he can't afford that:

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