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Friday, October 16, 2015

UK end-of-life care 'best in world'

By Nick Triggle
BBC News
Originally posted October 6, 2015

End-of-life care in the UK has been ranked as the best in the world with a study praising the quality and availability of services.

The study of 80 countries said thanks to the NHS and hospice movement the care provided was "second to none".

Rich nations tended to perform the best - with Australia and New Zealand ranked second and third respectively.

But the report by the Economist Intelligence Unit praised progress made in some of the poorest countries.

The article and the rankings are here.
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