Why is high-quality research on palliative care so hard to do? Barriers to improved research from a survey of palliative care researchers
Health Services Research
Research in palliative care is being held back by significant barriers that require the attention of institutions and funders. The consensus within the interdisciplinary sample indicates that concentrated effort to address barriers related to funding and researcher workforce could facilitate progress on established research priorities. More research is needed on viable strategies for overcoming the identified barriers.