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End of Life Care

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

Exclusive: Liverpool Care Pathway 'still in use' despite abolition


Clinicians are continuing to use the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway for end of life, despite a major review concluding it should be scrapped last year, Nursing Times has been told.

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Community nurses under pressure over end of life chats


Community nurses may be being put under pressure to probe frail and elderly patients on their end of life wishes without the right support and training, say palliative care experts.

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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.

A good death

A good death? Law and Ethics in Practice

‘It would be an excellent text book for student healthcare professionals wanting to get a better insight into the complexities that surround end of life care decisions.’

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Ebola is not just 'somebody else's problem'


The horrifying ebola epidemic currently running out of control in West Africa seemed a distant problem not too long ago.


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