Enabling a 'gold standard' of care for all people nearing the end of life
For team leaders working in the NHS. Specific resources and guidance to help you navigate leading your teams in the event of grief. Fairly short and to the point with a long list of very helpful further resources
This is for managers and organisations. It is a short Powerpoint from the Department of Health and Social Care that will download on to your device. It deals with how to support staff with working remotely and dealing with the loss of a colleague.
Unfortunately it is increasingly common for the identity of deceased individuals to be stolen causing further stress and grief for the families. The Gov.uk guide https://www.gov.uk/when-someone-dies focuses solely on the legal/procedural aspects of a death but the problem of posthumous identity theft gets overlooked.
If someone you love is dying or has died, Sue Ryder's online community is a place to share experiences, get things off your chest, ask questions and chat to people who understand. Invaluable for those that cannot leave their home.
The End of Life Care Audit: Dying in Hospital is a national clinical audit commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) and run by the Royal College of Physicians, with additional funding provided by Marie Curie to assist with the dissemination and usage of audit results for quality improvement purposes.
A range of very useful resources for sufferers, carers and relatives. These range from diagnosis to bereavement support. They even offer telephone support and an online chat function
Advice for GPs on their roles and responsibility about the certification of death of one of their patients.
What to do after a death. Links through to Tell Us Once to inform all government organisations in one go
Key findings from national survey of bereaved people by primary care cluster. Wide range of topics surveyed, including overall quality of care and pain relief, among others