Category list : Palliative care
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Staff at a London trust are being encouraged to talk more openly about death and bereavement to improve support for both patients nearing the end of their lives and those involved in their care.
A nursing shortfall means that children’s hospices are being increasingly forced to cut back on the vital palliative care they can offer to families, according to a charity.
A request by nurses at a Danish hospital to break the rules and allow a terminally ill patient to have a glass of white wine and a cigarette have become a social media sensation.
An expert on palliative care nursing and its education has been recognised for his contribution to the specialty with a lifetime achievement award.
The trustees of two hospice organisations have agreed to work towards a merger, in order to “strengthen the voice” of the sector.
All elements of children’s palliative care should be eligible for ring-fenced state funding, according to a charity.
Acclaimed end of life care drama released on DVDSubscription
The experiences of a woman whose husband died from pancreatic cancer that was turned into a play and used to train nurses has now been released on DVD.
A new partnership involving a gardening visiting scheme will help provide further training for specialist nurses and “excellence in care” to terminally ill patients, according to a leading charity.
Student nurse Jessica discusses her placement experience providing palliative care to a patient in her home
Oncology nurses have identified the use of e-health and technology to manage cancer symptoms at home as an area that should be the focus of future research.