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Terminally Ill Persons

Volume 78: debated on Wednesday 1 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services which health authorities offer specialised care for the terminally ill (a) in hospices and (b) through community support teams; and if any action is being taken to increase the availability of such specialised care.

This information is not collected centrally. We expect all district health authorities to ensure that appropriate care is provided for the terminally ill, whether directly or in collaboration with the voluntary sector.