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The narrator briefly explains that palliative care relieves the symptoms of severe pain without treating the cause and may remove the need to debate the topic of assisted dying. She mentions that most palliative support is provided by doctors, nurses and carers in hospices, and that the hospice movement was originally a Christian movement started by Cicely Saunders.
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This clip can be used to spark a debate about alternatives to euthanasia or assisted dying, specifically the use of pain relief or palliative care to reduce or remove suffering and subsequently improve the quality of life of an individual who is terminally ill. It's also an opportunity to explore the history of the hospice movement.

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