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  • Academic Palliative Care Unit will help “ensure that care provided to patients and their families is at the level of the best” – independent study

    27/1/2017

    Extensive consultation with stakeholders and a consensus on the overarching aim to ensure patients with complex symptoms receive the best care have been important factors in the establishment of UK's first academic palliative care hospital in-patient unit, a preliminary independent evaluation of stakeholder views has found.

    The Academic Palliative Care Unit (APCU), is an innovative and ground-breaking 12- bedded in-patient unit for patients with the most complex, high-dependency pall ...

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    Survey of bereaved relatives developed in Liverpool could help improve care for the dying

    25/1/2017

    Adding a post-bereavement survey to the National Care of the Dying Audit - Hospitals could be a valuable way to help improve care, according to a research paper in the BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care.

    The 'Care Of the Dying Evaluation' (CODE) questionnaire was first developed in 2011 by Dr Catriona Mayland, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool and Consultant in Palliative Medicine at the Royal Liverpool a ...

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  • New CQC Report: Learning from Deaths

    13/12/2016

    The Care Quality Commission has today (13th December 2016) published its new report in how NHS Trusts review, investigate and learn from deaths. The report, "Learning, candour and accountability: A review of the way NHS trusts review and investigate the deaths of patients in England" can be viewed by clicking here

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