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UK’s first academic unit of palliative care pioneers excellence

The multi-award-winning St Gemma’s Hospice is home to the world’s first academic unit of palliative care. Its care is outstanding and it is influencing innovations and standards in palliative care way beyond Leeds. In part one of our Spotlight on St Gemma’s, its Chief Medical Officer and Chief Nurse explain that behind this success lies an unswerving focus on the importance of evidence through research.