Publication - Guidance

Caring for people in the last days and hours of life - Guidance

Published: 19 Dec 2014
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781785440359

The ‘Caring for people in the last days and hours of life’ Guidance and associated 4 principles provide a framework for further planning and development across health and care settings in Scotland.

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Contents
Caring for people in the last days and hours of life - Guidance
Appendix 1: Further Useful Resources

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Appendix 1: Further Useful Resources

Palliative Care in Practice website

The Palliative Care in Practice portal aims to support health and care workers to develop their knowledge and understanding of two key areas of practice: principles of palliative and end of life care and advance care planning. www.palliativecareinpractice.nes.scot.nhs.uk

GMC Good Medical Practice Guidance: Treatment and care towards the end of life: good practice in decision making (2010)

A framework to support doctors to support patients who are approaching the end of their life to live as well as possible until they die. http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/ethical_guidance/end_of_life_care.asp

Shaping Bereavement Care - a framework for action (2011)

Shaping Bereavement Care presents a framework for action to develop quality bereavement care within the NHS in Scotland. http://www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/mels/CEL2011_09.pdf


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