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Family-focused children’s end of life care in hospital and at home

08 July 2014

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

An increasing number of children and young people require end of life care, and providing them and their families with optimum support at this time is crucial. This...

Needs of bereaved parents following the death of a child or young person from cancer

11 December 2018

Cancer Nursing Practice

narrative review

Parental grief is unlike any other grief and is physically and emotionally overwhelming. About 20-30 young people die each year at a treatment centre following a...

A focused mapping review and synthesis of current practice in qualitative end of life research with the bereaved

22 August 2019

Nurse Researcher

recruitment and participation

Background Nursing research is dedicated to improving care, but research into end of life care can be challenging because of a possible reluctance by researchers to...

How to verify the death of a patient

26 May 2020

Nursing Standard

end of life care

When a patient dies, it is important that nurses understand their role in the verification of death. This article explains the steps required to verify the death of...

Meeting the needs of carers of people at the end of life

27 March 2018

Nursing Standard

end of life care / CPD

Carers have a vital role in end of life care in all settings. They are essential in enabling people to live at home at the end of their lives. Carers give and...

Supporting people with intellectual disabilities to discuss death and bereavement

19 March 2020

Learning Disability Practice

communication

This article describes a public engagement project on bereavement involving people with intellectual disabilities. The project was a practical application of...

Understanding the demand and unmet need for psychological cancer care in the community

28 February 2020

Cancer Nursing Practice

research

Background Cancer policy has long called for improved access to psychological care for people living with cancer and their carers. However, the psychological effects...