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End of Life Care

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



New palliative care guidelines launched for NHS in Scotland

18-Nov-2014

New national guidelines on palliative care have been published for the NHS in Scotland, which include a “key” focus for healthcare professionals to consider the concerns and expectations of both the patient, their family and informal carers.

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MPs to begin 'broad' inquiry into palliative and end of life care

7-Nov-2014

The Commons’ health select committee is today launching its latest inquiry into end of life care, in the wake of the controversy over the now withdrawn Liverpool Care Pathway.

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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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End of Life Care a Guide for Therapists, Artists and Art Therapists

‘The need to tell our story in whatever way we can is part of being human and Nigel Hartley demonstrates with great wisdom, sometimes humour and always respect and dignity, just how powerful and important this role is.’

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Hand hygiene reminder light should be in nurses’ heads not on a badge

17-Nov-2014

Last week we reported that staff at Doncaster Royal Infirmary are trialling a traffic light-style hand hygiene reminder tool.

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