Lincolnshire Specific

Where you will find the Lincolnshire policies, documents and strategies relating to palliative care

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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

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.

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 Please note that the do not resuscitate documents have been superseded.

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 (Last updated March 2014 so some of this is out of date)

Patient Consent Leaflet
17th September 2015

Information leaflet in English for patients called "Sharing Your Choices". Suitable for printing off and handing to a patient.

BTS Guidelines for Home Oxygen Use
29th January 2016

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.

Subcutaneous injections by carers
17th September 2015

A local policy to allow informal carers to give injections to palliative care patients in the community

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.

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.

St Barnabas Hospice Guide to Services
22nd October 2015 | Source: St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice

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.

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