End of life care

Helpful phone numbers for advice on specialist palliative care and symptom control:

  • Mid and east Devon – Hospiscare 24hr advice line – 01392 688044
  • North Devon – North Devon Hospice 24hr advice line – 01271 347214

Symptom Management in Palliative Care Guidelines

Document to support advance care planning and advance decisions to refuse treatment

Renal Prescribing at End of Life

Authority to Administer Medication Via The T34 Syringe Pump Subcutaneous Route Community Use Only (pdf)

General guidance to support care in the last few days of life

Principles of care at the end of life poster

Professionals leaflet

For TEP please go here

All GPs have been issued with a username & password to access the content on these pages. If you need a password reminder please contact lucy.parr@nhs.net or jamesrowles@nhs.net

Patient paperwork for care in the last few days of life

 

Personalised Care Plan for the Last Days of Life Medical Care Plan

Personalised Care Plan for the Last Days of Life (Nursing Assessment)

Personalised Care Plan for the Last Days of Life (For use in Community Setting)

End of life care (patient information leaflet)

 

 

Last updated: January 18, 2017