Making decisions about treatment -Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is prompting many of us to think about the treatment and care we receive at the end of life. Over the next few months many people will need to be taken to hospital and be given medical treatment to keep them alive.

You can read more about the treatments and what might happen to you in hospital and critical care on this website developed by the Royal College of Physicians and partners.

If you have an opinion about what you would or would not want to happen to you, it’s really important to tell your family and doctor, and write it down. It’s much better to do this now, while you have time to think about it and are able to talk to those close to you than when you are seriously ill.

To read the full article and use this service to make your own advance statement please click here.

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