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Scottish Government consultation: definition of terminal illness

The Scottish Government is currently consulting on draft guidance for medical professionals, designed to support them to make clinical judgments relating to whether someone is ‘terminally ill’ according to the new definition of terminal illness that has been established for the purpose of assessment for eligibility for fast-tracked disability assistance.

More information is available here:

The closing date is 19th April 2019. You can respond to the draft guidance by following this link: Respond to consultation

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