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Is dying in hospital better than home?


One of the key aims of the QUALYCARE study was to examine preferences and outcomes associated with death at home for people with incurable cancer. The findings are now reported in a scientific paper published by the journal BMC Medicine.

Access to the paper

The paper is freely available worldwide and you can access it here.

Policy Brief

The authors have prepared a policy brief which discusses the study implications in more detail. 

Q&A on the BioMed Central's blog

Professor Irene Higginson, the study’s Principal Investigator, discusses the study implications on the On Medicine blog.

Press Release

You can read the press release here.



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