Why use the SPICTTM? Using the SPICT TOOL – also appendix Butterfly Advance Care Planning and Coordination Team (ACCT) Service Operating Procedure

Resource for Health and Social Care Professionals The SPICT™ helps professionals identify people with general indicators of poor or deteriorating health and clinical signs of life-limiting conditions for assessment and care planning. What will happen to each person and when is often uncertain. SPICT™ looks at health status not a prognostic time frame. Identifying people with deteriorating health earlier improves care. This tool is also an appendix 1 for the Butterfly Advance Care Planning and Coordination Team (ACCT) Service Operating Procedure

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COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE)
7th April 2020 | Source: gov.uk

This revised guidance concerns use of personal protective equipment (PPE) by health and social care workers, in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic. It supersedes previous PPE guidance. This guidance relates solely to considerations of PPE, represents one section of infection prevention and control guidance for COVID-19 and should be used in conjunction with local policies.

Primary Care Support from Macmillan for Cancer
25th March 2020 | Source: Macmillan

Macmillan has produced a number of toolkits, guidance documents and online training modules to support GPs as they connect with cancer patients from early diagnosis through to after treatment, and at end-of-life. Supporting resources for people with cancer have also been developed to help effective signposting and to shape the future of primary care.

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