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Nurse-led project allows more cancer patients to die at home

The number of terminally ill people able to die at home has more than doubled under a new nurse-led palliative care scheme piloted by a cancer charity. The Marie Curie Delivering Choice Programme, piloted in Boston, Lincolnshire, has seen the number of patients dying at home increase from 17% to 42% since the scheme was implemented in 2004.

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