Name of policy

Palliative care

Please briefly describe the policy

In the Netherlands, palliative care is part of regular health care. The approach of the Dutch government is that palliative care should be provided as much as possible by generalists (general practitioners, nurses and care workers). This is in line with the needs and wishes of terminally ill patients.

Is this policy about:
  • Health care
  • Does this policy cover:
  • The care of people having a neurodegenerative condition (the patient)
  • Please categorise the policy using the following descriptors
    Relevant web link to policy document

    http://english.minvws.nl/en/themes/euthanasia/palliative_care/

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