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Educational resources

This section contains information about resources available in end of life care.

Educational resources

By profession

ReSPECT: Recommended summary plan for emergency care and treatment

We are Macmillan Support: Learning zone for professionals 

Marie Curie knowledge zone for professionals

Royal College of Physicians: End of life care podcast

Royal College of Nursing: Fundamentals of nursing care at the end of life


Social Care Institute for Excellence: Free e-learning for social care providers

NHS England end of life care webinars

E-elca: E-learning for end of life care


Royal College of GPs: Palliative and end of life toolkit 

Hospice UK: Homeward bound educational resource

Amanda Waring: ‘What Do You See?’ DVD

Hospice UK: ‘Time to Talk’ DVD

Six Steps: Training resources for nursing and care home, domiciliary care

Dying Matters resources

Forthcoming events

Hospice UK: Learning events

Information for patients

NHS Choices: End of life care information page

By organisation

NHS Employers: End of life care

NHS England: End of life care

Gold standards framework: Advance care planning

Policy and Frameworks

Ambitions knowledge hub for palliative and end of life care resources
Health Education England: End of life care core skills education and training framework (2017)
Nursing and Midwifery Council position statement: End of life care
Skills for Health training pack: Working together: Improving end of life care through better integration
Health Education England: Dementia training standards framework (2018)
Skills for Health: Frailty core competencies framework (2018)

New Toolkit for Clinicians (2016) – RCGP have recently published their End of Life toolkit. This contains information for healthcare professionals to focus on better meeting patient’s needs. Access the toolkit via RCGP website, here

Commissioner checklist for end of life care (March 2016) – We are delighted to promote the work of our London SCN colleagues who have developed a checklist  for commissioning services which will provide excellent care to people at end of life in all care settings. Access the checklist, here

Multi-Agency action planning in Care Homes – From our network and its role in promoting good practice across the region, we are pleased to highlight the work of Slough CCG in combination with Slough Borough Council to better meet the needs of those in Care Homes Care Homes (PDF)

Hospice at Home – The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of some of the evidence available about Hospice at Home services developed by Oxfordshire CCG. It includes links to specific papers which are of relevance Hospice at Home Services Overview (PDF)