The effects on costs of palliative care teams in hospitals

Event Details

Date:
26 July 2017
Event Region:
London
Contact Name: Charlotte Faint , Research PA
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The Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road
London
SE5 9PJ

 Charles has published nearly 200 papers on health economics, and has been actively involved in the management of services and service delivery.  His work in palliative care has covered issues around costs, ways of assessing benefits and what people want from services. This seminar will discuss findings studies on the effects on costs of palliative care teams in hospitals. First, timing of such interventions is crucial and second, the effects are very dependent on patterns of illness.  Risks of overtreatment are higher in patients with complex needs, which brings higher costs.  

 

Cicely Saunders Institute Seminar Series

 

When: The Division hosts seminars monthly on Wednesdays at 16.00 unless otherwise stated.

Where: Dinwoodie 1 and 2, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, London SE5 9PJ

Contact: For further information on seminars, please contact csi.events@kcl.ac.uk

 

The Institute hosts a seminar series featuring speakers, presenting on a range of related research topics. The series is free and open to the public.

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