A ‘good death’ at home: community nurses helping to make it possible

Source: British Journal of Community Nursing, v.18(1),  pp40 – 42

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: January 2013

Publication type: Article

In a nutshell: This article discusses current end of life policies and how the community nurse is central to their implementation. It draws on some recent research which has identified the important steps that enable a community nurse to facilitate a good death and a particular research study which illustrated the unique role of the Community Nurse in providing end of life care in a rural setting, but also the challenges.

Length of publication: 3 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

Acknowledgement: Internurse

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