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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.

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Patients in their last days of life should be encouraged to drink “if they wish to and are able to”, according to new draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

St Ann’s Hospice

Hospice care inspires 40-year-old to take up nursing

21-Jul-2015

Debbie Chester is about to embark on a new career as a district nurse at the age of 40, after being inspired to join the profession by the end of life care given to a close relative.

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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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If you’re not going to show off, at least show someone else off

20-Jul-2015

Three weeks ago, RCN chief executive and general secretary Peter Carter urged nurses to speak out about their achievements.

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