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GP and nurses' perceptions of how after hours care for people receiving palliative care at home could be improved: a mixed methods study

Heather M Tan1*, Margaret M O'Connor12, Gail Miles3, Britt Klein4 and Peter Schattner5

Author Affiliations

1 Palliative Care Research Team, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia

2 Vivian Bullwinkel Chair of Palliative Care Nursing, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

3 Royal District Nursing Service, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

4 National eTherapy Centre, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia

5 Department of General Practice, Monash University, Notting Hill, Victoria, Australia

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BMC Palliative Care 2009, 8:13  doi:10.1186/1472-684X-8-13

Published: 14 September 2009

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GP survey questionnaire. Questionnaire sent to GPs in participating Divisions of General Practice.

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Additional File 2:

Nurse survey questionnaire. Questionnaire sent to nurses who are members of Palliative Care Nurses special interest group.

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