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Response to compassionate community networks: supporting home dying
  1. Clare M Carolan

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The introduction of a novel scheme in Weston-super-Mare described by Abel et al,1 which uses a healthcare mentor to assist palliative care patients identify supportive networks within their communities and seeks to foster the development of compassionate community networks is to be congratulated. While the scheme is undoubtedly innovative in a palliative …

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  • Competing interests CMC is employed by the University of Stirling but was not a member of the institution during the Family Health Nurse Pilot.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.