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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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

 


NHS England announces £25 million boost for children’s hospices

January 28, 2019

Source: NHS England

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Date of publication: December 2018

Publication type: News Item

In a nutshell: This news item announces that NHS England will increase the funding of children’s hospices up to £25 million a year. At the moment it provides £11 million a year but over the next 5 years, as part of the NHS long term plan, extra funding will be available each year. By 2023/24 there could be an increase of £7 million per year.

Length of publication: 1 page


Timing of referral for hospice-based palliative care varies nationwide

October 16, 2018

Source: Nursing Times 2018; 114 (11): 51

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Date of publication: November 2018

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: This article summarizes the results of a retrospective study looking at the time when people are referred for hospice care. The study provides detailed data on patterns of referrals to UK hospices and highlights variations in referral patterns depending on age, disease and location.

Length of publication: 1 page

Some important information: The full study on which this article is based can be viewed here.


Exploring the relationship between volunteering and hospice sustainability in the UK: a theoretical model

July 4, 2018

 

Source: International Journal of Palliative Nursing 24(5):212-219.

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Date of publication: May 2018

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: A theoretical model was developed to illustrate the relationship between volunteering and hospice sustainability. It demonstrates the factors necessary for hospice sustainability and the reciprocal impact that these factors and volunteering have on each other. The model has a practical application as an assessment framework and strategic planning tool.

Length of publication: 8 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. 

 


New partnership to provide joined up palliative care across Sandwell and West Birmingham

October 18, 2016

Source: eHospice

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Date of publication: October 2016

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: A new palliative care hub has been launched by a collaboration between John Taylor Hospice, Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, Crossroads Care, Age Concern, and Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust. The hub will provide seven-day access to a wide range of services for people in their last year of life, including hospice beds, domestic support and specialist palliative care.

Length of publication: 1 page