Guidelines and Suggestions for those Starting a Hospice/Palliative Care Service, 3rd edition

Derek Doyle, OBE, MD

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CEO Chief Executive Officer

CPCS Community Palliative Care Service

DNR Do Not Resuscitate

GP General Practitioner

HPCU Hospice Palliative Care Unit

HPCT Hospice Palliative Care Team

IAHPC International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care

PAS Physician Assisted Suicide

SHS Serious Health-Related Suffering

UK United Kingdom

VSM Volunteer Services Manager

WHO World Health Organisation

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