This list is by no means exhaustive and although we will endeavour to keep it up to date and add to it when new resources/guidelines are released, we cannot guarantee that it will always content the latest information. Please also refer to your local trust and hospices guidance as well as NHS England and Public Health England
Please find below a new resource developed with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons in Glasgow. This short video introduces the RED-MAP guide for care planning conversations.
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Talking about Dying
Resources for carers to give SC medication at home; The CARiAD package – NHS Wales Executive
Drafting of an all-Wales policy/procedure for lay carer administration of as-needed subcutaneous medication for common symptoms in people who wish to be at home when they are dying provided by Dr Marlise Poolman. Her team has done this based on the findings from an NIHR-funded study that they did on this topic. (NIHR HTA project 15/10/37). The policy/procedure for the CARiAD package was signed of by the Welsh Government on 20/3/2020 and implementation has started.
- NICE COVID-19 rapid guidelines
- Guidance on shielding
- The NEJM provides a collection of free papers regarding COVID epidemic
- The British Thoracic Society have a fantastic resource page
- Guidance for those caring for paediatric patients has been produced by the Association for Paediatric Palliative Medicine
If you want to keep up to date, the FutureNHS Collaboration platform is a useful resource for (UK palliative care clinicians only): The FutureNHS Collaboration platform - and you want the EOLC practitioners network