About the Authors

Catherine J. Evans

Catherine.evans@kcl.ac.uk

Affiliations Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, United Kingdom, Sussex Community NHS Trust, Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

Yuen Ho

Affiliation Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, United Kingdom

Barbara A. Daveson

Affiliation Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, United Kingdom

Sue Hall

Affiliation Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, United Kingdom

Irene J. Higginson

Affiliation Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, United Kingdom

Wei Gao

Affiliation Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, United Kingdom

on behalf of the GUIDE_Care project

Membership of the GUIDE_Care project is provided in the Acknowledgments.

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CJE WG IJH YH BAD SH. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: CJE. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: WG BAD YH IJH SH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: CJE YH BAD SH IJH GW. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: CJE WG IJH BAD SH YH. Data checking, recoding, and linking of datasets: WG YH. Data analysis: WG YH. Critical review: CJE WG IJH BAD SH YH. Obtained research funding: IJH WG.