Category list : Palliative care
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Living With Cancer: A Step-by-Step Guide for Coping Medically and Emotionally with a Serious DiagnosisSubscription
’The book would be an asset to any palliative care unit as the information would benefit students, trained staff and members of the multi-disciplinary team.’
The Easy Way OutSubscription
’It is a well written poignant book that looks and life, love, death and everything in-between.’
A bereavement nurse who supported families in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena bombing was among those chosen to accept a Women of the Year Award on behalf of all women serving in health, ambulance and police services across the UK.
Regulators have described as “striking” the extremely high standard of care routinely found in the hospices they have inspected.
Human Growth and DevelopmentSubscription
’The book is aimed at students training for careers in the helping professions, including nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, teachers and counsellors.’
New guidance has been published for nurses and other health professionals to help them support patients in the advanced stages of serious and terminal illness who wish to travel abroad by air.
Patients with advanced dementia receive little support from community or specialist nurses, despite experiencing chronic pain and psychological symptoms, research in London suggests.
A new leadership training programme for palliative care clinical nurse specialists has been launched in Glasgow to help tackle the increasing complexity of the role.
A specialist ambulance service, involving a new charity nurse post, is being established to help ensure the wishes of terminally ill patients in the North East are respected.
A nurse-led intervention designed to help carers manage pain medication for loved-ones dying from cancer has helped improved understanding and delivery of pain relief, according to results from a trial.