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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Macmillan LearnZone
22nd October 2015

LearnZone provides a variety of free learning resources, online courses and professional development tools from Macmillan. There are sections for Macmillan professionals, health and social care staff, volunteers and the general public

Decisions Relating to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
6th July 2016 | Source: British Medical Association

Guidance from the British Medical Association, the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the Royal College of Nursing, updated 2016

The website is not designed to give medical advice, but rather to give information on a wide range of topics to health and social care staff, no matter where they work. Find out more