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  1. End of life care for adults: service delivery (NG142)

    This guideline covers organising and delivering end of life care services, which provide care and support in the final weeks and months of life (or for some conditions, years), and the planning and preparation for this. It aims to ensure that people have access to the care that they want and need in all care settings. It also includes advice on services for carers.

  2. End of life care

    All NICE products on end of life care. Includes any guidance and quality standards.

  3. End of life care for adults (QS13)

    This quality standard covers care for adults (aged 18 and over) who are approaching the end of their life. This includes people who are likely to die within 12 months, people with advanced, progressive, incurable conditions and people with life-threatening acute conditions. It also covers support for their families and carers. It includes care provided by health and social care staff in all settings. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  4. End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management (NG61)

    This guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care for infants, children and young people (aged 0 to 17 years) with life-limiting conditions. It aims to involve children, young people and their families in decisions about their care, and improve the support that is available to them throughout their lives.

  5. End of life care for infants, children and young people (QS160)

    This quality standard covers end of life care for infants, children and young people (from birth to 18 years) who have a life-limiting condition. Life-limiting conditions are those that are expected to result in an early death for the person. It also covers support for family members and carers. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

  6. NICE impact end of life care for adults

    Find out about the progress made by the health and care system in implementing NICE guidance on end of life care for adults

  7. End of Life Care Rapid Transport Service

    A dedicated service providing End of Life Care (EoLC) Rapid Transport to ensure patients that are dying as a result

  8. Networked approach to implementing NG61 (End of life care for infants, children & young people)

    well as to partner organisations within Thames Valley Paediatric Palliative Care Network, comprising NHS services and third sector...

  9. Supporting and developing community end of life care during the COVID-19 pandemic: an example of collaborative working

    providers of end of life care services, we anticipated considerable challenges in the delivery of effective care to...

  10. To develop new partnerships to achieve best practice in End of Life Care (EOLC) through the provision of education programmes

    education to implement best practice in end of life care (EOLC) was identified across the local health and care sector in...

  11. Supporting the children's palliative care sector to implement the NICE End of Life guideline for children and young people

    palliative care, we collected data, using questions based on the NICE guideline's baseline assessment, from the regional children's...

  12. Motor neurone disease: assessment and management (NG42)

    This guideline covers assessing and managing motor neurone disease (MND). It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, and covers information and support, organisation of care, managing symptoms and preparing for end of life care.

  13. Care of dying adults in the last days of life (NG31)

    This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to 3 days of life. It aims to improve end of life care for people in their last days of life by communicating respectfully and involving them, and the people important to them, in decisions and by maintaining their comfort and dignity. The guideline covers how to manage common symptoms without causing unacceptable side effects and maintain hydration in the last days of life.

  14. Organ donation for transplantation: improving donor identification and consent rates for deceased organ donation (CG135)

    This guideline covers identifying people who wish to donate their organs after their death. It offers advice on how to approach families and carers of people who are nearing the end of life and how to seek consent for organ donation. It aims to promote discussion of organ donation as part of end-of-life care and to increase the number of organs available for people waiting for a transplant.

  15. Care and support of people growing older with learning disabilities (NG96)

    This guideline covers care and support for adults with learning disabilities as they grow older. It covers identifying changing needs, planning for the future, and delivering services including health, social care and housing. It aims to support people to access the services they need as they get older.