A THIRD of family doctors fail to talk to dying patients about their wishes, says a study.

Third of GPs failing to talk about dying patients' last wishes By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:58 GMT, 14 May 2012 | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 14 May 2012 A third of family doctors fail to talk to dying patients about their wishes, says a study.

Nurses: We"ve no time to talk to older patients because shortage of qualified staff is "compromising care" on the wards

Nurses: We've no time to talk to older patients because shortage of qualified staff is 'compromising care' on wards | UPDATED: 00:20 GMT, 20 March 2012 Three out of four nurses say they have no time to talk to older hospital patients Three out of four nurses say they have no time to talk to older hospital patients and many are so rushed they can’t help them to eat, a report warns.