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Table 6 domiciliary PCTs and hospices in Italy in the 30 LHDs sampled in ISDOC study.

From: Inequity in the provision of and access to palliative care for cancer patients. Results from the Italian survey of the dying of cancer (ISDOC)

  2002–2003 (ISDOC) at June 2006
  Italy (n = 30) NW (n = 9) NE (n = 6) Center (n = 7) South (n = 8) Italy (n = 30) NW (n = 9) NE (n = 6) Center (n = 7) South (n = 8)
DOMICILIARY PCTs           
Total number 23 13 4 4 2 24 13 4 4 3
LHD with 1 or more PCTs 16 8 3 3 2 17 8 3 3 3
INPATIENT HOSPICE           
Total number 3 1 1 1 - 12 6 4 2 -
Total beds 24 10 6 8 - 128 79 31 18 -
LHD with 1 or more hospice 3 1 1 1 - 7 3 3 1 -
  1. PCTs = Palliative Care Teams
  2. LHD= Local Health District