GMC guidance on treatment and care towards the end of life linking to e-learning, video and flow charts
An alliance of 21 national organisations set up to improve care in the last few days and hours of life
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.
Some aspects of site are free; some incur a fee. Disseminates information via quarterly newsletter (free), website and email bulletins. Training materials available. Links with other specialities. Lobbies Government
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
Palliative care information in an app for smart phones and tablets. Research based. Includes information on assessment, management, planning and communication, as well as a visual scale to aid assessment
E-learning to support end of life care - e-ELCA
This publication provides evidence of the benefits and effectiveness of rehabilitative palliative care, and includes guidance and tools to support its implementation.
You must register for this site. Palliative Care Adult Network Guidelines for smartphones. Excellent information but some users do not like the format.