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Caring for people in the last days and hours of life

A National Statement and Guidance were published on December 19, 2014 confirming the framework within which health and social care professionals across Scotland should continue to plan, develop and improve the local delivery of care for people who are in the last days and hours of life:

NHS Education Scotland has placed this guidance and associated four principles on the Clinical Knowledge Publisher portal for ease of access. This new development provides an opportunity for sharing examples that capture local learning and resources and all NHS Boards are encouraged to upload local material and make connections with colleagues across Scotland: