Conference will discuss new End of Life strategy

3 July 2010
The importance of compassion and dignity in dying will be discussed at a conference in Devon next week. Doctors, nurses, health and social care professionals as well as hospice teams, the voluntary sector, charities and funeral directors are due join members of the public at the Dying Matters conference. The event has been organised by NHS Devon and will see the beginning of discussions to inform the development of a joint agency End of Life strategy. There are more than 8,000 deaths in Devon every year.

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