Source: Hospice UK
Date of publication: December 2016
Publication type: Supplementary guidance
In a nutshell: A key publication for the different professionals involved in care for people just before and after death has been updated to include additional guidance for Registered Nurses on the verification of expected deaths. The supplementary guidance is aimed at providing greater clarity on the legal requirements for Registered Nurses about the verification of expected deaths. The resource includes guidance on how to verify an expected death and also new competencies to support training to carry out this important aspect of care.
Length of publication: 11 pages