Related Links & Blogs

Interesting Resources

Opioid Toxicity by Professor John Welsh – Click here to watch video

National and International

Health and Social Care Standards: My Support, my life
Identifying Dying
Caring for a Dying Patient
Chief Medical Officer
Realising Realistic Medicine
Palliative and End of Life Care Workforce Development Framework
Rehabilitative Palliative Care: a challenge for the 21st century
Anticipatory Care Planning – A Definition
Common holistic assessment tool
Guidance on end of life decision making
Confidentiality: good practice in handling patient information
Shaping Bereavement Care
Strategic Framework for Action on Palliative and End of Life Care
Global Atlas of Palliative Care at the End of Life
Scottish Atlas of Palliative Care
Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care
Support Around Death
More Care Less Pathway an Independent Review of the Liverpool Care Pathway
Dying without Dignity

Palliative Care in Scotland

Palliative and End of Life Care Standards in Scotland’s Prisons
NHSGG&C Palliative Care Website
Palliative Care Guidelines
Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care
My Thinking Ahead & Making Plans
Anticipatory Care Planning in Scotland
Start the Conversation – Power of Attorney
The Office of the Public Guardian in Scotland
Registering a Death in Scotland
What to do after a death in Scotland

Hospice Care in Scotland

Working to address the challenges facing health and social care in Scotland – Full Report
Working to address the challenges facing health and social care in Scotland – Summary Report
The role of hospice care in Scotland
Children in Scotland requiring Palliative Care: identifying numbers and needs
Resilience A framework supporting hospice staff to flourish in stressful times

Death, Dying and the Dying Process

Understanding Death & Dying
What Can Happen When Someone Is Dying
When Someone Dies

Interesting Spaces, Places and Links
Final Fling Blog
What’s your grief?
Walker Funeral Home Blog

Loss Grief and Bereavement

Support Around Death
Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland
Supporting a Grieving Friend or Relative
When Someone Has Died – Information and Support for Relatives and Friends
Psychology Article
Australian Grief and Bereavement
Guidance for bereavement needs assessment in palliative care

Supporting Children & Young People

Coping with Bereavement – Film
Sesame Street: When Families Grieve
Hope Again Useful Links
Charter for Bereaved Children
Coping with Bereavement
Toolkits for Kids
Winston’s Wish
Parenting Positively Coping with Death
Child Bereavement UK
A Whole School Approach to Supporting Loss and Bereavement
Breathing Space

Fascinating Films, Projects, Podcasts.

‘Faces of Parkinson’s’

TED Talk

How to Manage Compassion Fatigue in Caregiving | Patricia Smith | TEDxSanJuanIsland