Palliative care hospitalisations for cancer patients are increasing at a faster rate than other hospitalisations, especially where treatment is not provided by a palliative care specialist. Between 2012-13 and 2016-17, palliative care-related hospitalisations rose by over 25% from almost 62,000 to over 77,000, according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health ...
Report shows rise in palliative care hospitalisations for cancer patients
By Michael Woodhead
30 Jun 2020