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Welsh government urges people to plan for end of life

Patients with incurable illnesses should have access to round the clock support and the best possible care leading up to their deaths.

That is one of the commitments of a new plan by the Welsh government to offer better care to people at the end of their lives.

The plan also says patients should be fully supported if they choose to die at home.

Glenis Fletcher from Rhyl, who looks after her husband Ken, and Baroness Ilora Finlay, chair of the Wales Palliative Care Implementation Board, discuss end of life plans.

  • 18 Apr 2013
  • From the section Wales