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Giving everyone the best opportunity to receive care during COVID-19

Case study summary Key learnings from East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. During the pandemic, safeguarding needed to adapt to new ways of working, new challenges and new opportunities. Meaningful engagement and communication enabled the best care and support for people with limited understanding of their situation. To think flexibly and consider safeguarding outside of […]

Suffolk Coast and Country Primary Care Collaboration

Case study summary The Coast and Country Primary Care Collaboration (CCPCC) is a group of nine practices working together as a primary care network across Suffolk. They started collaborating in 2017, aiming to tackle local pressures across general practice and provide a better, more joined up service for their patient population. Organisation Coast and Country […]

An advance care planning facilitation initiative in care homes

Leading change The Care Homes Quality Assurance nurses and commissioners at Haringey Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) led on the development and implementation of a nurse-led Advanced Care Planning facilitator project in care homes. The new initiative complements existing End of Life Care (EOLC) provision in care homes and has delivered improved outcomes, experiences and use […]

Introduction of the North Manchester Macmillan Palliative Care Specialist Service (NNMPCSS)

Leading change The palliative care clinical nurse advisor for Manchester Health and Care Commissioning (MHCC) led with commissioners on the development, commissioning and implementation of a consultant-led, community-based palliative care service in north Manchester. The service has reduced unwarranted variation in practice and led to improved experiences and outcomes for residents in the local area […]

Improvement Labs to support staff in delivering compassionate care

Leading change The Senior Nursing Lecturer in the Health Services Management Centre at the University of Birmingham led on the development and implementation of ‘Improvement Labs’. These were designed to support staff to embed high quality care. This programme has led to improved experiences and use of resources within the engaged organisations. Where to look […]

Increasing neonatal palliative care support

Leading Change A Children’s Nurse at Rainbows Hospice has created a new service to help and support families across the East Midlands region who experience the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth – forging links across services and raising the awareness of the end-of-life-care services available from Rainbows. Following a successful […]

Call to debate end of life care for people with dementia

NHS England’s National Clinical Directors for Dementia and End of Life Care, together with Clinical Fellow Elena Baker Glenn, examine the stark findings of a recent national end of life care intelligence network briefing on dementia: Death and dying are emotive subjects at the best of times and there has recently been interest and publicity […]

Realising ambitions: improving palliative and end of life care for all in three steps

September 2015 saw the publication of the national policy document “Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care: a national framework for local action”. This came from the National Palliative and End of Life Care Partnership, made up of statutory bodies including NHS England, the Association of Adult Social Services, charities and groups representing patients […]