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End of Life Care

News and practice for end of life and palliative care nursing specialists



Advance care planning video

Overview of Advance Care Planning: Video

Watch our video which gives an overview of Advance Care Planning.

Nurses warn against palliative care ‘misunderstandings’

30-Jul-2015

Nurses have hit back against suggestions in the national media that they were leaving end of life care patients so dehydrated they were resorting to sucking water from sponges.

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NICE sets out draft guidelines for end of life care

29-Jul-2015

Patients in their last days of life should be encouraged to drink “if they wish to and are able to”, according to new draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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Audit of NHS care for the dying published

Audit of NHS care for the dying published

“Thousands of patients are “dying badly” in NHS hospitals every year,” The Independent reports.

Palliative and End of Life Care in Nursing

Palliative and End of Life Care in Nursing

‘Originally it is aimed at student nurses but it useful for all nurses in hospice care home setting or newly qualified nurses.’

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Hospital discharge is still putting patients at risk

3-Aug-2015

There is more to planning a hospital discharge than ordering medications and booking the transport. All the care and treatment that patients receive while in hospital can be compromised if their discharge home leaves them vulnerable.

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