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End of Life Care

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

Terminally ill 'need 24/7 support'

Terminally ill patients 'need 24/7 support', says charity


Terminally ill people and their families are being left “scared, alone and desperate for help” because most areas in England do not provide round-the-clock care for those dying at home, a charity has claimed.

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Future shortage of specialist nurses ‘threatens care of dying people’


The care of dying patients could be put at risk due to the growing recruitment crisis in nursing, warns a new report published by the National Council for Palliative Care.

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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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What happens if a naso-gastric tube gets knotted?


Just because a procedure is common, and generally problem free, does not mean there are no dangers that staff need to watch out for



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