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
How to access palliative care services for your patients and their carers within Lincolnshire. Always being updated.
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 Please note that the do not resuscitate documents have been superseded.
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 (Last updated March 2014 so some of this is out of date)
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.
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.
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.
Information leaflet in English for patients called "Sharing Your Choices". Suitable for printing off and handing to a patient.
A local policy to allow informal carers to give injections to palliative care patients in the community
A guide that details the services provided by St Barnabas Hospice in Lincolnshire. This is suitable for both the general public and health and social care professionals. A good source of phone numbers too.