Syringe driver policy and protocol

This policy applies to the use of the CME McKinley T34 Syringe driver for subcutaneous infusions in adults in palliative care.

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Covid-19 Resource Hub (RCGP) – Palliative and End of Life Care
2nd April 2020 | Source: RCGP

The latest advice for Primary Care from the RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners) specifically for palliative and end of life care. Excellent. There is also a link on this website for more general advice which I recommend for GPs

Helping GPs to identify their palliative care patients
13th October 2015 | Source: dyingmatters.org

Around one percent of a GPs patients will die in any given year. The Find Your 1% campaign aims to help GPs identify those patients who have a year or less to live. The campaign is hosted by the Dying Matters Coalition.

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