Improving end of life care in the community: national strategy.

Title:  Improving end of life care in the community: national strategy.

Source: British Journal of Community Nursing  February 2010 15(2) p83-6, 1462-4753 (2010 Feb)

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Date of publication: February 2010

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: This article provides an overview of policies for community and home-based palliative care, focusing specifically on Department of Health’s End of Life Care Strategy (2008), National End of Life Care Programme (2009) and Transforming End of Life Care (2009).  Emphasis is on core competancies relating to communication, assessment, care planning, advanced care planning, management of symptoms are explored.

Length of publication: 4 pages

Acknowledgement: BNI

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