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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.

St Ann’s Hospice

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


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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Hospices encouraged to adopt ‘rehabilitation approach’


Hospices are being called upon to adopt a culture of “rehabilitative palliative care” so they can support patients to “live well” in addition to caring for them in their last days 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.

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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Fran Entwistle_NT

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


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


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