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Role and support needs of nurses in delivering palliative and end of life care

25 October 2021

Nursing Standard

end of life care

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a significant increase in the demand for palliative and end of life care, particularly in the community....

Supporting people who have dementia to die with dignity

22 June 2009

Nursing Older People


This article highlights some of the key themes and challenges in the empirical, policy and clinical literature on end-of-life care for people with dementia. It is...

How to improve end of life care in acute hospitals

23 September 2009

Nursing Older People


This article highlights the need to improve care for older people dying in acute hospitals. It discusses the role that nurses have to play in promoting better care...

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with mesothelioma and their carers

31 March 2021

Cancer Nursing Practice


Mesothelioma is a rare, life-limiting and aggressive cancer with a high symptom burden. This article explores the effect of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)...