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Hospice care in romania

01 November 2005

Paediatric Nursing

Transcultural nursing

Romania’s troubled history is well known. The attention of the Western world was drawn to the plight of Romania’s children in 1989, following the overthrow of the...

Developing a service improvement initiative for people with learning disabilities in hospice settings

21 March 2018

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

People with learning disabilities are often marginalised in healthcare, including in hospice settings, and as a result may not receive effective end of life care....

Hospice transfer for patients at the end of life: part 2

30 October 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This is the second in a series of two articles on improving end of life care for terminally ill patients in a medical assessment unit. Through joint working between...

Hospice transfer for patients at the end of life: part 1

23 October 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This is the first of two articles about improving end of life care for terminally ill patients in a district general hospital. The article describes a hospice...

The preferred place of care for people who are dying

09 July 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article considers the factors that influence where people with learning disabilities are cared for at the end of life, and where they die. It is based on the...

Dying art

14 November 2007

Nursing Standard

News

Working in a hospice gives nurses the opportunity to make patients’ end of life peaceful, dignified and pain free.
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