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Long-term care 'slowly run down'

A group of senior doctors who care for the terminally ill have written a letter in the Telegraph warning that some patients are dying prematurely because of new NHS guidelines in England.

Professor Peter Millard, Emeritus Professor of Geriatrics, University of London, discusses why he believes the guidelines are causing a national crisis in patient care.

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