End of Life Care

BMA - ELCPAD follow-up - emotional and practical support for GPs caring for dying patients in the community

Dr Anthea Mowat, Chair of the BMA’s representative body, undertook some work recently exploring the experiences, views, and perceptions of doctors and the public on end-of-life care and some aspects of physician-assisted dying. With a specialist social research agency, we held 21 dialogue events...

Department of Health Guidance: Response to the Supreme Court Judgment/ Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard

Original Document: Response to the Supreme Court Judgment/ Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards LMC Commentary December 2015 This important document, The Department of Health Guidance: Response to the Supreme Court Judgement/Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), refers to a judgement given in...

EOL Series (01) - Summary of the overall strategy for end of life care in Somerset during Covid 19 (Anytime Slide Presentation)

EOL Series (02) Treatment Escalation Planning Conversations COVID 19 (Anytime online tutorial and slide set)

EOL Series (03) Assessment and Decisions about Admission for suspected Covid-19 (Anytime video tutorial and downloadable slide-set)

EOL Series (04) Managing key symptoms in patients who are unwell with COVID-19 and remain in the community (Anytime Slide Presentation)

EOL Series (06) Syringe pumps, the management of palliative care patient in the community and Covid-19 St. Margaret’s Hospice Care. (Anytime online tutorial)

EOL Series (07) Caring for the dying person: End of Life Care COVID-19 (Anytime online tutorial and slide set)

EOL Series (08) Verification of Expected Death in the community during Covid-19. (Anytime instructional video).

EOL Series (09) After death care in Somerset ( Anytime slide set presentation for downloading)

Target learners: All clinical and non-clinicians involved in after death care of Covid-19 patients and their families This is one of a series of educational resources aimed at helping you and your colleagues understand and implement different parts of the Somerset Covid-19 plans for end of...

EOL Series (10) Caring Has A Cost - Health and Self-Care for Health and Care Professionals (Anytime online presentation and downloadable slide set)