Category list : Palliative care
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The worrying finding from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) that, for the first time in nearly a decade, more nurses and midwives are leaving the profession than are joining it will not be a surprise to those working in children’s palliative care.
The prison service is struggling to meet the health needs of the increasing number of older people living and dying in jail, leading to “unacceptable examples of poor care”, according to a watchdog report.
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Student nurse Sarah was chosen to take part in an Erasmus exchange for three months
Marie Curie has launched a series of easy-read booklets to help people with a learning difficulty to discuss concerns about death and dying, and to better understand end of life care.
Future predictions show 42% more people than at present will need palliative care in England and Wales by 2040, according to researchers.
Only around half of healthcare professionals who support dying people at home say staffing levels are sufficient to meet their pain management needs, according to new research.
New guidance for registered nurses and healthcare assistants about how to provide care after death has been produced by the chief nursing officer for Northern Ireland.
A perinatal care pathway has been developed by a children’s palliative care charity, with a focus on supporting clinicians and improving choices for families.
Nineteen health and care teams have been chosen to take part in the latest phase of a pioneering programme aimed at improving end of life care.
Nurses with expertise in both heart failure and palliative care can play a key role in improving care for the many people dying of heart disease who are missing out on vital support in their final months, according to a new report.