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Where you will find the Lincolnshire policies, documents and strategies relating to palliative care. "Select a Topic" to find COVID resources

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How to find the COVID-19 Resources
18th April 2020

Read this. 1/ Click the title box. 2/ Or use the drop down menu just above this box. "I am interested in - Select a Topic" The Covid-19 Resource link is at the bottom of the list. 3/ Here is the link to download the most useful resources: https://www.eolc.co.uk/go/?id=949

ReSPECT Form
19th February 2019

Here is the form which you can partially complete on your computer. It then has to be printed off and scanned onto the clinical system. Printing in colour is best so it is recognisable and acceptable to all groups. It is not shareable electronically. If you require printed forms then to order additional ReSPECT forms, you can make contact in two ways by email: respect@lincolnshirewestccg.nhs.uk or call Lincs. West Quality Team on 01522 515351, they are a very helpful team and respond quickly to requests.

EPaCCS Template and Tool download
12th December 2019

Click on the zip file to download the EPaCCS template for either SystmOne or EMIS. Included is an extraction tool which is some clever software that creates a list of all your recorded palliative patients, their status and what you have already done for them. There are also suggestions for those things you may want to do in the near future. This will help with your GSF meetings. If you have any issues, please email the Palliative Care Coordination Centre necmid.sbh.pccc@nhs.net

A proactive approach to Palliative and End of Life Care for all Diagnoses
8th January 2016 | Source: Lawrence Pike and City Graphics

This guide is a tool for health and social care professionals to support patients at different stages on their journey. 2nd Edition 08/01/16

Directory of Palliative Care and End of Life Services in Lincs.
1st October 2015

Outlines the help and support provided by a range of organisations and groups in Lincolnshire. (Last updated March 2014 so some of this is out of date)

Palliative Care in Lincolnshire – A Guide for Clinicians
13th October 2015 | Source: St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice

How to access palliative care services for your patients and their carers within Lincolnshire. Always being updated.

Palliative Adult Network Guidelines (PANG)
13th October 2015

The site aims to offer up-to-date, evidence based information and guidance on professional aspects of palliative care. You are members of the East Midlands Cancer Network.

Lincolnshire guidance on planning for the future
17th September 2015

The purpose of this guidance document is to support staff involved with advance care planning (ACP) and decision making for people with life limiting illness. This includes advanced decisions to refuse treatment (ADRT) and do not resuscitate (DNACPR). Please note that the do not resuscitate documents have been superseded.

ReSPECT
17th May 2017

ReSPECT is a process that creates personalised recommendations for a person’s clinical care in a future emergency in which they are unable to make or express choices. Click on "learning" to access the training resources

Your guide to decisions about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
13th April 2016

This leaflet has been created to help you have a conversation with a health or social care professional about whether you want CPR. Produced by the NHS, this is used by most organisations in England.

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