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Sunday 22 Jul


Clutha Health First
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Advance care planning gives everyone a chance to say what’s important to them. It helps people, their families and healthcare teams plan for the future and end of life care. This makes it much easier for families and healthcare providers to know what the person would want - particularly if they can no longer speak for themselves.

Start a conversation with your partners, family, with friends.Talk about what’s important to you as you get older, how you want to live the rest of your life and your future healthcare needs. Make 

Our practice is participating in a national survey to find out what your experience with health care is like and how your care is managed. 

Taking part is voluntary, you can choose to say no. 

If you choose to take part your responses will be anonymous and your privacy protected throughout. 

Before you leave today, please check reception has your correct contact details on record (even if you are not planning on taking part). Thank you. 

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