The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published an impact report on end of life care. Additional NICE reports can be accessed via the NICE website.
Resetting of Palliative Medicine Services with Dr Kirsten Baron. Click here to watch the video.
Ardgowan Hospice has exciting opportunities for experienced doctors who wish to pursue a career in Palliative Care. Ardgowan Hospice is in the heart of Greenock ( 30 minutes by train or car from Glasgow) and supports the community of Inverclyde affected by life limiting illness. It has an 8 bedded inpatient unit but also provides…Details
The APM have created a list of various COVID-19 resources to aid members and non member Healthcare Professionals during this pandemic. These can be found in our ‘Current Issues‘ section of the website.
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The Access to Palliative Care Bill, which was introduced to the House of Lords in July 2017, will be debated in the House of Lords on Friday 14th June 2019. Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life for patients and their families facing the problems associated with life-threatening illness and this…Details
Syringe drivers, used on a daily basis in Palliative Medicine, have come under the spotlight recently (Gosport Report, Sunday Times series – see previous eBulletins/APM website). And they are in the spotlight again, as the widely-used Mckinley T34 syringe driver has been identified as having problems regarding the brand of battery used in operation /…Details
Following the ruling in The Supreme Court on 30th July, regarding withdrawing life support without obtaining legal permission, Dr Iain Lawrie (vice president) and Dr Amy Proffitt (secretary) published a response to the Times article which was written on the 31st July. To read the response, please click hereDetails
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