Tag Archives: DNACPR

Recommendations for Improving End-of-Life Care (BBC News / House of Commons Health Committee)

Summary The House of Commons Health Select Committee has issued a report which makes a range of suggestions for improving end-of-life care. Many people still die in hospital, rather than their preferred place of death. It is proposed that social … Continue reading

Posted in BBC News, Commissioning, Community Care, End of Life Care, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), In the News, Integrated Care, Management of Condition, National, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Quick Insights, Standards, Statistics, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RCGP Commissioning Guide on End of Life Care (RCGP)

Summary The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has released “RCGP Commissioning Guidance in End of Life Care” to provide GPs and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) with a six-step framework to support the delivery of improvements in the health, social care and … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Commissioning, Community Care, End of Life Care, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, National, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Premature Deaths of People with Learning Difficulties (Norah Fry Research Centre)

Summary The “Confidential inquiry into the premature deaths of people with learning difficulties” report has been produced as a result of a three-year study into the premature deaths in people with learning difficulties. Researchers from the Bristol University’s Norah Fry … Continue reading

Posted in Community Care, For Carers (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), National, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Quick Insights, Standards, Statistics, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

National End of Life Care Programme Newsletter: Issue 46, June 2012 (NEoLCP)

Summary Topics covered in this newsletter include: Focus on dignity. The National Dignity Council’s 10-point Dignity Challenge. The ABCD of dignity care: Attitude, Behaviour, Compassion, Dialogue. A West Sussex project into the spiritual needs at the end of life. Two … Continue reading

Posted in End of Life Care, For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), National, NEoLCP, NHS, Quick Insights, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment