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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.

New guidance emphasises need for training in 'care after death'

New guidance emphasises need for training in 'care after death'

23-Apr-2015

Updated guidance has been published for the wide range of health professionals who care for people just before and after death.

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‘Care for terminally ill failing to meet patient needs’ say frontline staff

8-Apr-2015

Only around half of nurses and other frontline clinicians delivering care for people with terminal illnesses believe patients’ needs are being adequately met, according to a new survey.

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RSS feed for Latest research: end of life care

Latest research: end of life care

Patients with IPF benefit from ambulatory oxygen therapy during and after activity

Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis: care standards Subscription Required

27-Apr-2015

New NICE quality standards for interstitial pulmonary fibrosis aim to improve care standards for all patients diagnosed with this progressive and life-limiting condition.

IPF is the commonest type of ILD, and results in scarring in the lungs

Care planning in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Subscription Required

27-Apr-2015

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive lung disorder requiring careful management in partnership with patients to slow its progress and optimise quality of life.

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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.

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Are student nurses living in poverty?

27-Apr-2015

Sometimes you see a headline and know an article is going to attract a lot of attention. That’s how I felt when a member of our news team filed a story from the Unison conference: ‘Student nurses should be paid “living wage” while on placement, says union’.

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