A framework for providing evidence-based palliative care
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A framework for providing evidence-based palliative care

Susan Shaw Head of education, St Richard’s Hospice, Worcester
Fraser Meek Care director, St Richard’s Hospice, Worcester
Rachel Bucknall Formerly care director, St Richard’s Hospice, Worcester

The development of a new inpatient hospice unit provided a valuable opportunity to consider ways in which nursing care is defined and documented. Three values which the authors felt should underpin nursing practice in the service were identified. This article outlines these values and describes the documentation framework that was adopted.

Nursing Standard. 21, 40,35-38. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.06.21.40.35.c4569

Correspondence

headofeducation@strichards.org.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review