Category list : Palliative care
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Working together on a new end-of-life care planSubscription
Across Cheshire, health professionals and patients have come together to create local end-of-life care plans, aligned with the recently five priorities for care
Failures in workforce planning and lack of investment in training are behind “devastating” shortages of nurses to care for terminally ill children, according to the Royal College of Nursing.
The National Council for Palliative Care has announced the winners for its 2017 awards.
'Will the UK ever permit assisted suicide?'Subscription
Respiratory nurse and Nursing Times blogger Janelle Yorke on why the assisted suicide debate is pertinent to respiratory nursing
Will organ donation ever be the norm?Subscription
What will help organ donation become a routine, accepted feature of palliative care?
Why do we under-treat pain caused by advanced disease?
A team carried out an audit to discover why complex palliative discharges are often delayed. Their findings and recommendations are revealed
Why death cafes can be a dangerous ideaVideoSubscription
Death cafes are a growing phenomenon. Ian Dewar, site chaplain at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, explains why they are a “dangerous idea”.
Why are nurses still afraid of opioids?Subscription
We all know the people should be free from pain and we have the drugs and expertise to enable this to happen.
'When we see a patient’s condition deteriorating, the instinct to save usually kicks in'Subscription
When a patient’s condition deteriorates after admission to hospital it is crucial that this is identified quickly.