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Palliative medicine and the diagnostic process : who is prematurely closing the door on whom?
Using routine data to improve palliative and end of life care
How can we help family carers manage pain medicines for patients with advanced cancer? A systematic review of intervention studies
Progesterone therapy for the treatment of non-cancer cachexia : a systematic review
Vitamin D and patients with palliative cancer
The effectiveness of buprenorphine for treating cancer pain : an abridged Cochrane review
A systematic review to establish health-related quality-of-life domains for intervention targets in cancer cachexia
A survey of patients’ experience of pain and other symptoms while receiving care from palliative care services
Pharmacovigilance in hospice/palliative care : net effect of pregabalin for neuropathic pain
Pharmacovigilance in hospice/palliative care : the net immediate and short-term effects of dexamethasone for anorexia
Malnourishment and length of hospital stay among paediatric cancer patients with febrile neutropaenia : a developing country perspective
Characteristics of breakthrough cancer pain and its influence on quality of life in an international cohort of patients with cancer
Education and training to enhance end-of-life care for nursing home staff : a systematic literature review
Out-of-hours palliative care : what are the educational needs and preferences of general practitioners?
Longitudinal bioimpedance assessments to evaluate hydration in POEMS syndrome
Need for nutritional support, eating-related distress and experience of terminally ill patients with cancer : a survey in an inpatient hospice
Views and experiences of using integrated care pathways (ICPs) for caring for people in the last days to hours of life : results from a cross-sectional survey of UK professionals
‘Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night’
10 steps to facilitating patient death at home
How current UK research addresses out of hours palliative care
Using electronic primary care record searching to help identify people with palliative and anticipatory care needs for 24/7 care
One year mortality : recognising the need for urgent or advance care planning in adults aged over 70 years old following emergency admission
Co-development strategy for successful recruitment of patients to a qualitative research study on compassion in a UK inpatient hospice
Multi-disciplinary research team approach to recruiting patients, close persons and healthcare professionals in hospices
How far can we trust proxy respondents for patients receiving supportive and palliative care who are unable to consent to research?
Making sense of advanced cancer : using narrative at the end of life to identify information and supportive care needs
Heart failure care or palliative care? Patients want and need both
The role of the volunteer research assistant in a hospice setting
A qualitative exploration of the lived experience of inpatients receiving support from the hospital specialist palliative care team (HSPCT), in one acute hospital setting
“What makes it worth the investment to say it?” – Care experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans* people facing life-limiting illness : a qualitative interview study
Supported self-management of analgesia and related treatments at the end of life
Understanding complex need in palliative care : the perceptions of professionals across 3 settings
Supporting adults bereaved through advanced illness : development of a core outcome set (COS)
What support do people with cirrhosis need from liver healthcare professionals in a liver transplant centre?
UK consensus project on quality in palliative day services : developing a quality indicator set using the RAND/UCLA appropriateness method
The chemical compatibility and stability of drug combinations administered by continuous subcutaneous infusions used in end of life care
Facilitating successful implementation of the carer support needs assessment tool (CSNAT) intervention within palliative care
The influence of organisational context and practitioner attitudes on implementation of the carer support needs assessment tool (CSNAT) intervention
Enabling successful hospital discharge to home at end of life : can a carer support needs assessment tool (CSNAT) help improve support for family carers?
Very old people dying – what would relatives like to have seen managed differently?
End of life care for people with alcohol and other drug problems : an exploratory study
Palliative care evidence review service (PaCERS) : a rapid systematic approach to identifying high quality evidence on palliative care
Supporting people bereaved through advanced illness : a systematic review of the evidence
The bereavement experiences and support needs of family carers : a supplementary qualitative analysis of free text data from the peolcpsp research priority setting exercise
Can high fidelity simulation be used to teach communication skills regarding death and dying? A qualitative study
“I’ll be in a safe place” : a qualitative study of the decisions taken by people with advanced cancer to seek emergency department care
Why do patients with haematological malignancies die in hospital? Qualitative findings from a UK study
Factors associated with hospital death in patients with haematological malignancies : findings from a UK population-based study
How can we facilitate access to palliative care for homeless people? A systematic review of qualitative research
Ethnicity affects the experience of family caregivers of people living with severe MS : findings from a cross sectional survey
Which measures assessing quality of death and dying and satisfaction with care at the very end of life have been psychometrically validated? A systematic review
Systematic review of prescribing patterns of analgesic medications for older people living in care homes over time
Poised for take-off – research activities within a hospice collaborative
Striving to become research active hospices : the story in one region through roles and collaboration
Evaluation of the effectiveness of music therapy in improving the quality of life of palliative care patients : a randomised controlled pilot and feasibility study
Family’s voice helping relatives or friends in the last days of life
Priority setting for end-of-life care
Breathe better : an evaluation of a hospice group to support people with end-stage chronic obstructive disease (COPD)
Modifiable barriers to meeting care and support needs of patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and their informal carers
A qualitative exploration of patient and carer perspectives on pancreatic exocrine insufficiency due to pancreatic cancer
‘Go home with your family and a lot of kit, and we’ll leave you to it’ : perceptions of out of hours care by the PeolcPSP respondents
How should compassion be conceived and enacted in end of life care? A patient perspective
Symptom prevalence of patients with end-stage liver disease : a systematic review
Advance care planning in dementia : ‘living well’ with an uncertain future
Challenges in resource planning as a barrier to patients achieving death at home
Involving prisoners in action research to improve palliative care : findings from the ‘both sides of the fence’ study
Unpublished studies in a palliative care systematic review : a case study
Development of a psychoeducational workshop for patients with cancer cachexia and their carers
How accurate are palliative care doctors at recognising dying?
Contact with out of hours services by palliative care patients in a rural care setting
Supporting family caregivers in the transition between hospital and their relative’s preferred place for end of life care
Lothian care assistant development programme – an education initiative
Responding 24/7 : an evaluation of urgent admission requests to the hospice
Electronic key information summaries can highlight patients’ wishes out of hours
Evaluate the improved value that NHS 111 can provide to palliative care patients and their families by utilising specialist palliative care nurses within urgent and emergency care
The unique role of the nurse preceptor in community palliative care
Sexual healing : is there something we are missing?
Are subcutaneous palliative medicines available and accessible : an out of hours (OOH) audit in sheffield
Out of hours palliative care support across boundaries : a review of the 24 hour advice line for south east wales from marie curie hospice cardiff and the vale
Are patients who are rejected for a liver transplantation referred to palliative care?