Research and Development Publications

Studies engaged by the Institute are generating evidence that will guide the practice of health care staff.  Accordingly, the current project portfolio places the Institute firmly at the forefront of local, national and international research communities that work together to generate the evidence base to improve patient care in the last hours and days of life.

MCPCIL Publication Record

MCPCIL Poster Presentations

MCPCIL Invited, Keynote and Oral Presentations

Individual Posters presented at 2015 conferences can be viewed below:

European Association of Palliative Care Congress 2015:

A Nwosu - Medications for symptom control in the dying phase

A Khodabukus - e-Learning, We-Learning, I-Learning

C Mayland - A retrospective review of Head and Neck cancer deaths in a specialist palliative care unit

C Mayland - Developing research infrastructure within specialist palliative care units in a strategic palliative care network

C Littlewood - Developing a strategy for Advance Care Planning (ACP); Choosing what not to do

H Mulholland - A summary of the National Care of the Dying Audit for hospitals, England (NCDAH) 2013/14 Audit Results

J Howard - An innovative and integrated cross agency palliative care education programme for the health and social care workforce

K Tewani - The use of medications in the last 24 hours of life in the acute hospital setting

S Coyle - What do we know about the dying process?  The Biology of the Dying - a systematic review

S Coyle - Biological changes towards the end of life; a feasibility study

S Mason - The EAPC Steering Group on Medical Education and Training

T McGlinchey - Anticipatory Care Planning "What is the ACP Package?"

Marie Curie Conference 2015

A Dickman - Chemical compatibility/stability of Alfentanil with commonly used supportive drug combinations administered by CSCI for end of life care

A Roberts - The future of palliative care: Using a novel approach to prepare the workforce

Helen Mulholland - A summary of the National Care of the Dying Audit for hospitals, England (NCDAH) 2013/14 Audit Results

K Tewani - The use of medications in the last 24 hours of life in the acute hospital setting

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