Overview Of New Guidance For Staff Who Are Responsible For Care After Death

Jo Wilson, Claire Henry

  • Abstract

    The nurse’s role at the end of life extends beyond death. It also involves providing care for the deceased person and giving support to their families, friends and carers. However, there has been a lack of clarity regarding the detail of care after death and the associated care practices have sometimes been surrounded with ritual.

  • Contributors

    Jo Wilson, Claire Henry

    Affiliations

    Correct at article publish date

    Jo Wilson is Macmillan Consultant Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care, Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals Trust, and Claire Henry is National Programme Director, National End of Life Care Programme, Leicester

    Original publishing information

    • Publisher: St Christopher's Hospice
    • Publish date: 01/01/2011
    • Volume: 1
    • Issue: 1

    Permissions: © 2015, Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. For permission to use (where not already granted under a licence) please go to http://group.bmj.com/group/rights-licensing/permissions2015

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