Category list : Palliative care
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Nursing shortages mean dying patients at a London trust do not always get the best care, Care Quality Commission inspectors have warned.
Researchers in London are aspiring to create a “step-change” in dementia care through an innovative study funded by a record-breaking grant.
National funding for children’s hospices is to rise by as much as £25m a year, NHS England has announced today.
An NHS leader, who is a registered nurse and health visitor, has been appointed as a new trustee for an end-of-life care provider in West Essex and East Hertfordshire.
A nursing team in London has done the “out of the ordinary” by helping a terminally ill patient to fulfil a final wish of going to the stay at the seaside with his family.
This last article in a three-part series examines the law and case law on difficult decisions in end-of-life care, such as discontinuing life-sustaining treatment
A hospice in North East England has received national recognition for its “pioneering” use of technology to prevent pressure ulcers.
Researchers have published the first set of indicators intended to specially help measure the quality and impact of palliative day services across the UK.
This second article in a series of three explores the legal issues around medical decision making in children and young people who are approaching the end of life
Health professionals require more guidance to prepare and support children when a parent is dying, according to researchers in Surrey.