End of life care: finding out what matters to the families and carers of dying patients
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End of life care: finding out what matters to the families and carers of dying patients

Elaine Cole @prideinnursing Special projects editor, Nursing Standard

How the Walking the Walk programme helps nurses see care through the eyes of patients’ loved ones

A team of nurses and carers are helping hospital trusts to improve end of life care by following the difficult journey of dying patients and their families. Nurses Claire Henry and Marie Cooper are working with people whose loved ones have died in hospital to gain a ‘fresh eyes’ perspective on the experience of patients and their families.

Nursing Standard. 35, 1, 22-24. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.1.22.s14

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