Palliative Care Knowledge Zone. Marie Curie

The Palliative Care Knowledge Zone is a free information source for health and social care professionals. It contains information for you on how to have better conversations with your patients about death and dying

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Care of dying adults in the last days of life – NICE Guidance
28th January 2016

This guideline applies to all adults who are potentially entering the last days of their lives in any setting that is covered by NHS services. It includes those who may be dying from chronic diseases and it also includes people who have deteriorated after an event such as a stroke, subarachnoid haemorrhage or myocardial infarction.

Fit for frailty
6th April 2016

Consensus best practice guidance for the care of older people living with frailty in community and outpatient settings. From the British Geriatrics Society in association with the Royal College of General Practitioners and Age UK.

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