EOL and Palliative Care Support Resources

Useful links:

Staff support line: https://people.nhs.uk/help/

HEE e-learning page: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/coronavirus/ ​​​​​​​

NHSE/I SoP Managing coronavirus in general practice: https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/publication/managing-coronavirus-covid-19-in-general-practice-sop/ ​​​​​​​

(Appendix 7 references advance care planning and template, p34/35)

DNA CPR letter: https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/04/C0166-Letter-DNACPR.pdf ​​​​​​​

The NICE rapid guideline for symptom management in the community has been published: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng163 ​​​​​​​-The principles cover all age groups but the actual prescribing tables generally refer to adult dosages only, with the advice to seek specialist advice for those under 18.

 The Scottish Quality Safety Fellowship have shared some helpful resources for frontline NHS staff and care homes, who will be facing some difficult and sometimes overwhelming situations during the COVID-19 crisis. They help support difficult conversations with people and families, as well as provide information on stress coping and resilience for healthcare workers: ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​ https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/741/quality-improvement-zone ​​​​​​​