Enabling a 'gold standard' of care for all people nearing the end of life
GMC guidance on treatment and care towards the end of life linking to e-learning, video and flow charts
Guidance from the British Medical Association, the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the Royal College of Nursing, updated 2016
An alliance of 21 national organisations set up to improve care in the last few days and hours of life
A joint publication from RCGP and RCN giving guidance to Primary Care 2012
Palliative Oxygen Therapy is specifically discussed on pages 26 - 27 of the document. These are guidelines for Home Oxygen Use in adults and may not be appropriate in all circumstances. Published in Thorax June 2015. Recommended by our community respiratory team.
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
The RCGP Curriculum for GPs dealing with end of life care
Quality standard for end of life care for adults
The aim of this publication is to share some of the thinking, good practice and resources that have been developed throughout learning disability and end of life care services in a form that will be accessible to all practitioners but especially those working in hospice settings.