Talking about dying: How to begin honest conversations about what lies ahead

This report from The Royal College of Physicians highlights and challenges professional reluctance to engage in conversations with patients about uncertainty, treatment ceilings, resuscitation status and death; it offers some ‘mythbusters’ to get physicians thinking; and offers signposts to tools and educational resources to support physicians and other healthcare professionals.

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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.

Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People
28th May 2015 | Source: NHS

New approach to caring for people in the last few days and hours of life that focuses on the needs and wishes of the dying person and those close to them, in the planning and delivery of care, in any setting

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