Advance Care Planning

Helen Merlane, Leonie Armstrong

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The article provides an overview of advance care planning (ACP), discusses why ACP is important, highlights the barriers to having conversations and discusses the role of the nurse in supporting patients with ACP. It highlights the importance of open and honest conversations with patients regarding their future care; and mentions that conversations about a patient's health and future care are part of the remit of all health professionals.
Original languageEnglish
Article number2
Pages (from-to)96-97
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Nursing
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jan 2020


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