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‘It’s not what they were expecting’: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of the role and experience of the hospital palliative care volunteer

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25th February 2020



Review article

Written by Melissa J Bloomer and Catherine Walshe.

Volunteers make a major contribution to palliative care but little is known specifically about hospital palliative care volunteers. The aim of this study was to understand the role and experience of hospital palliative care volunteers.

Read the review here.

Review date: 25th February 2023

Key words: Palliative care, research, R&D, end of life care volunteers.