The following are links to some sites which may be useful if you are searching for information on Palliative Care.
Resources to support good palliative and end of life care
Available data and evidence
Measurement and Impact
Education and Information
- The NHS Education Scotland Palliative Care in Practice website aims to support health and care workers to develop their knowledge and understanding in the principles of palliative and end of life care and advance care planning.
- End of life care for all (e-ELCA) was developed in England but is available to NHSScotland staff, and aims to enhance the training and education of health and social care staff involved in delivering end of life care.
- The Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care produces a monthly e-bulletin providing up-to-date information about policy, practice, education, research and news relating to palliative care in Scotland.
- The NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Managed Clinical Network website provides palliative care information for professionals.
Palliative Care in Care Homes
Also relating to palliative care in care homes, the following resources were published by the English National End of Life Care Programme, and provide some information and background:
The Association of Palliative Care Social Workers (APCSW) website outlines the role of a palliative care social worker.
Children and young people
Information, support and networking for patients and carers
Information, support and networking for professionals
Related National Workstreams
Standards, Guidelines and Regulation