What to do after a death in the community – a SOP (Standard Operating Procedure)

Designed for the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are busy, go to page 11 and look at Appendix 3. This should give you the key information. However, when you have time read the whole document as it is packed with useful information

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COVID-19 rapid guideline: managing symptoms (including at the end of life) in the community
7th April 2020 | Source: NICE

The purpose of this guideline is to provide recommendations for managing COVID-19 symptoms for patients in the community, including at the end of life. It also includes recommendations about managing medicines for these patients, and protecting staff from infection. For all community practitioners. This has been used to bring out Lincolnshire specific guidance

Hospice UK’s PopNAT (Population-based needs assessment tool)
4th April 2018 | Source: Hospice UK

Hospice UK’s PopNAT (Population-based needs assessment tool) has been created to support hospices, local decision makers and other service providers across health and social care to plan for the future, identify unmet need and to innovate services based on intelligence about the end of life and palliative care needs of the local population.

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