End of life care

Palliative care is the care of people with a progressive, life-limiting illness.

Dr Bee Wee discusses end of life care and how hospitals treat the terminally ill on Newsnight.

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Dr Wee is the Head of Palliative Care Research and Development, based at Sir Michael Sobell House in Oxford.

Her current lines of research include end of life care for people with incurable cancer and advanced non-malignant disease, symptom management and rehabilitation.  She aims to look at the physical, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of how these diseases affects them, to try to improve the quality of life for what there is left of their lives.

View her podcast with NDM.