Glowing feedback and ‘Good’ CQC rating for hospice at home service

May 13, 2019

Source: ehospice

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Date of publication: April 2019

Publication type: News Item

In a nutshell: This news item shares how the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has awarded Tynedale Hospice at home a rating of ‘Good’ across all areas.

Length of publication: 1 page

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Recommendations on priorities for integrated palliative care: transparent expert consultation with international leaders for the InSuP-C project

May 13, 2019

Source: BMC Palliative Care 2019; 18 (32)

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Date of publication: April 2019

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: This article looks at the recommendations on priorities for integrated palliative care. Little is known about which aspects are regarded as most important and should be priorities for international implementation. The Integrated Palliative Care in cancer and chronic conditions (InSup-C) project, aimed to investigate integrated practices in Europe and to devise requirements for effective palliative care integration. Its aims were to develop recommendations, and to agree priorities, for integrated palliative care linked to the InSuP-C project.

Length of publication: 8 pages


A systematic review and critical appraisal of quality indicators to assess optimal palliative care for older people with dementia

April 15, 2019

SourcePalliative Medicine 2019; 33 (4)

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Date of publicationMarch 2019

Publication typeJournal Article

In a nutshellThis article reviews and provides a summary of quality indicators for end-of-life care in dementia.

Length of publication: 15 pages


Improving end of life care for people with lung disease

April 15, 2019

SourceHospice UK 

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Date of publicationMarch 2019

Publication typePolicy

In a nutshellA five year plan was published last year by The Taskforce for Lung Health to help improve respiratory health. The plan follows the journey of someone with lung disease, from prevention, through to diagnosis and treatment, long-term management and end of life care.

Length of publication: 1 page


Yorkshire hospices collaborate on TV advert

April 15, 2019

SourceHospice UK 

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Date of publicationMarch 2019

Publication typeNews Item

In a nutshellEleven hospices across Yorkshire and Humberside have come together to create a TV advert to help raise awareness of hospice care. The advert is a first of it’s kind for hospices in that region.

Length of publication: 1 page


Open Up Hospice Care gets underway

April 15, 2019

SourceHospice UK

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Date of publicationMarch 2019

Publication typeNews Item

In a nutshellHospice UK along with local hospices launched a campaign called ‘Open up Hospice Care’ to help raise awareness of of how end of life care is available beyond hospice in-patient units including in people’s homes, addressing the fact that one in four people are missing out on the care they need.

Length of publication: 1 page

 


Assigned nurses and a professional relationship: a qualitative study of COPD patients’ perspective on a new palliative outpatient structure named CAPTAIN

April 10, 2019

Source: BMC Palliative Care 2019; 18 (24)

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Date of publicationMarch 2019

Publication typeResearch Article

In a nutshellThis qualitative study looks at the experiences of COPD patients using a new outpatient clinic structure called CAPTAIN (Comprehensive and Prospective Treatment and Individual Nursing). It was based on altering existing roles and tasks between nurses and physicians where each patient was assigned a CAPTAIN-nurse (c-nurse) and offered annual ACP dialogues. The results showed that the professional relationship and the availability of their nurse was considered as the most important and positive change.

Length of publication: 9 pages