“As the population ages, the applicability of the single disorder-single pathway approach weakens.”

Great article in The Lancet Vol 385 May 2, 2015 discussing the “growing emphasis on personal rather than societal responsibility for health” and its ramifications for ageing communities. The authors ask the new UK government to explicitly consider “an appropriate compassionate supportive pathway” that supports “the whole person” rather than just a medical condition.

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