End of Life Care in Advanced Kidney Disease: A Framework for Implementation

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This Framework is focussed on enabling people to achieve high quality end of life care. To achieve this, it explores the kidney specific issues of end of life care focusing on patients opting for conservative kidney management and those deteriorating despite dialysis.


This report was published by NHS Improving Quality, incorporating the knowledge and expertise from the NHS National End of Life Care Programme. The overarching aim is to help people with advanced kidney disease make informed choices about their needs for supportive and end of life care.