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Content tagged with Anita Hayes

Achieving Quality End-Of-Life Care Within the Prison Population: New Guidance

Anita Hayes, Tes Smith

Over 85,000 people are currently being held in prisons across England and Wales (Ministry of Justice, 2011; Berman, 2012), and this figure is expected to rise to nearly approximately 95,000 by 2017 (Ministry of Justice, 2011). The number of older prisoners is therefore expected to increase and predictions indicate that... Read full article

Achieving Quality End-Of-Life Care in the Acute Hospital Setting: The New ‘How to’ Guide

Anita Hayes

Since the publication of the national End of Life Care Strategy (Department of Health, 2008), a number of initiatives, tools and publications have been produced to support improvement in end-of-life care service provision. In 2010, the National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCP) published The Route to Success in End... Read full article

The Development of An Electronic, Palliative Care, Coordination System

Claire Henry, Anita Hayes

Effective coordination of care, sharing of information and partnership working are principles that define high-quality, end-of-life care. Technology is now being adapted to support these principles in order to improve, and put individual patients at the centre of, care at the end of life. The concept of an electronic, palliative... Read full article

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