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End of Life Care Awareness Training for Care Home and Domiciliary Care Staff

Health Education England – North East has provided End of Life Care Awareness training for staff working in care homes and social care staff working in the community, across the North-East region. The training aims to improve the care delivered by care staff at the end of life, both in care homes and in the […]

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Further Deployment of Deciding Right across the North East and Cumbria

Deciding Right is an initiative that aims to help people make healthcare decisions in advance. Individuals of all ages who do not have capacity, or may lose capacity in the future, are empowered to make the right decisions about what care they would like to receive in an emergency or at the end of their lives. Forward […]

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Electronic Palliative Care Co-ordination System: EPaCCs

At present, there is no system in place to ensure that all health care providers can access ‘End of Life’ information. A patient may have informed their GP of their end of life care wishes, but many GP practices are only open for 30-35% of the week. It is vital that information about a person’s […]

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