NHS England blog
Bee Wee, NHS England’s national clinical director for end of life care, explains the importance of getting feedback to suggested new proposals for caring for the dying.
Highly sophisticated mannequins – which can talk and simulate signs and symptoms of advanced illness – are being used in a pioneering and unique end of life care training programme in Birmingham.
Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care blog
The Culturally Sensitive Project was established at the hospice to address the discrepancy between the numbers of people from ethnic minorities requesting help from the hospice compared to numbers of people in the hospice’s catchment area from an ethnic minority.
People living with cancer or life limiting illnesses in Wisbech can get free, confidential benefits advice with the launch of a new drop-in service at the Macmillan and Hudson Palliative Care Unit, North Cambs Hospital, Wisbech.
The Supreme Court has ruled that appeal judges were right to allow doctors to withhold treatment from a ‘gravely ill’ guitarist from Liverpool.
GPC ‘to agree to named clinician role in return for reduction in QOF targets’ as contract deal nears
The GPC and NHS England are moving towards a negotiated deal for next year’s contract which could see a cut in QOF workload in exchange for GPs taking on 24-hour ‘named clinician’ responsibility for vulnerable elderly patients, Pulse has learned.
The issue of charity chief executive pay is to be examined by a committee of influential MPs, which includes two politicians who have already been publicly critical of charity executive pay.