Care of the Dying - A Great Challenge
Leona Hepburn, RGON, Gisborne Palliative Care Service
Reference: Hepburn, L. (1987). Care of the Dying – A Great Challenge. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 3(1), 11-16.
This paper introduces the Gisborne Palliative Care Service, reflecting on its beginnings, its operation, and its ongoing work. It also provides details of a research study undertaken after the first one hundred patients. The format for this study was designed, and the figures collated, by Dr. James Carstens.