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Misconception Of Palliative Care Is Turning People Away, Says Midlands Consultant

A recent study shows one in four people believe those who are receiving the care have only days to live.

The public perception around palliative care often gives people a mental block about engaging with the service.

That's according to Dr. Michael Cushen, Consultant in Palliative Care Medicine at the Midlands Regional Hospitals Tullamore and Portlaoise.

It comes as a recent study shows one in four people believe that those receiving the treatment have only days to live.

The Stradbally doctor says this is a common misconception:

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