Tag Archives: End of Life Nursing (Community-Based)

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

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Costs of Hospital and Non-Hospital Care at the End of Life (Nuffield Trust)

Summary A Nuffield Trust report indicates that enabling people to die in their own homes need not necessarily cost more providing end-of-life care in hospital. The Marie Curie nursing service is taken as a case study, to show that additional … Continue reading

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NHS England Supports Smaller Community Hospitals (BBC News / Monitor / NHS England)

Summary Smaller community hospitals have a continuing role in the NHS, particularly in the care of older patients and in providing care closer to home. Chief executive Simon Stevens has said hospitals serving smaller communities are sustainable and have important … Continue reading

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Dementia and End of Life Care: Implications of Sensory Loss (Pocklington Trust)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary This report summarises discussions which took place during a half-day seminar organised by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, ARUP … Continue reading

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Dementia Voice Nurse Service Pilot (Housing 21 – Dementia Voice)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary Housing 21 – Dementia Voice received funding from the King’s Fund for a two-year pilot project employing a dementia specialist … Continue reading

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