Thorpe Hall and St John’s Hospice visiting information for Tier 4 COVID rules

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Fast Track Form for NHS Continuing Healthcare – Word document
24th June 2020 | Source: NHS Lincolnshire, LCC, St Barnabas

Please read carefully. A simplified form for use under Covid-19. Downloads onto your computer. Send by email with the subject heading "Interim COVID-19 funding". Ideally with an attached Palliative Care Referral Form for a new application (Tip - search for SPA, I cannot add hyperlinks here) For a person returning or staying at home send to: necmid.pcccreferrals@nhs.net For care homes or for a request to increase funding send to: Lccg.ft@nhs.net

Verification of Death – COVID-19 Clarification
15th April 2020 | Source: LMC Lincolnshire

Verification of death is to confirm that someone who has died is actually dead. In the community we have become accustomed to this being done by nurses and doctors working in the community. In the current crisis with COVID-19, these staff may not be readily available. Here is guidance from Lincolnshire about what is required in law and sensible procedures. This is almost certainly going to be a difficult time for carers and family. Undertakers can also verify death.

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