End of Life Care
End of Life Care Journal

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Care of the dying is not an option but a nursing necessity

Clinical Skills
Principles of skin and wound care: the palliative approach
The non-pharmacological management of breathlessness
St Christopher’s Hospice clinical guidelines: oxygen therapy
How best to communicate bad news over the telephone

Case assignment
Managing neuropathic pain in end-stage carcinoma

Clinical research/audit
A family’s experience of coping with multiple myeloma

Clinical practice development
An introduction to the NHS End of Life Care Programme
The LCP for the dying patient: a guide to implementation
Know your colleagues: role of social work in end-of-life care
Ethics and the law: mental incapacity at the end of life

Professional review
Should ward nurses hide death from other patients?

Research reports

Personal narrative
Dying without dignity: my husband’s story

Clinical education
Courses at St Christopher’s Hospice