Category list : Palliative care
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The key knowledge and competences required by staff who provide end of life care have been drawn together in a new national training framework.
Patients near the end of their lives should be asked about their wishes and any spiritual beliefs, according to care standards published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Concerns have been raised over the consistency of how palliative care is provided across England.
The National Council for Palliative Care has announced the winners for its 2017 awards.
An innovative partnership that involves expert nurses and others working together to deliver high quality end of life care across Northumberland and Tyneside has been shortlisted for a national award.
A charity has launched a new free online resource aimed at supporting health and social care professionals who do not have particular expertise in palliative and end of life care.
Royal Trinity Hospice in London has highlighted the success of a scheme supporting nurses to return to the profession “at a gentler pace” after a career break.
St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney has appointed Jane Naismith as a nurse consultant, it has announced.
A woman whose husband died from pancreatic cancer hopes a play based on the couple’s experiences will help nurses reflect on and improve the way they approach end of life care.
RCN updates guidance on ‘I want to die’ requestsSubscription
The Royal College of Nursing has published revised guidelines for nurses and healthcare assistants on how to respond to requests from patients related to assisted suicide.