Factors supporting good partnership working between generalist and specialist palliative care services: a systematic review

Gardiner, Clare; Gott, Merryn; Ingleton, Christine
May 2012
British Journal of General Practice;May2012, Vol. 62 Issue 598, p252
Academic Journal
The article presents a research that investigates factors needed to have quality partnership with palliative specialist care providers and generalist in Great Britain. Researchers studied 507 palliative care specialists and inpatient services. They found that successful collaboration between generalist and palliative specialist will lead to positive outcomes.


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