Pharmacies

10th January 2024

Pharmacies

Pharmacies which stock end of life medications in your borough

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1st December 2023

Deprescribing

Medications should be reviewed in the last months of life and many could be safely stopped

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9th November 2023

Opioid conversion

Resources for clinicians to tackle tricky opioid dose conversions.

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30th August 2023

Death rattle: Information for clinicians

How should I treat noisy breathing at the end of life? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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4th May 2023

Starting a syringe pump: Information for clinicians

How do I decide when it is appropriate to start a syringe pump? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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20th March 2023

Breathlessness: Information for clinicians

Guidance on managing breathlessness whatever the cause

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10th March 2023

Nausea and vomiting: Information for clinicians

A pragmatic approach to assessment and treatment in the community 

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19th January 2023

Cough: Information for clinicians

An approach to managing cough 

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6th January 2023

Prescribing medication via a syringe pump

Information for clinicians on how to prescribe medication to be delivered via syringe pump using a MAAR chart.

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8th October 2022

Anticipatory Prescribing: Information for clinicians

How to prescribe symptom control medicines for people in the last days of life

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1st August 2022

Terminal Agitation: Information for clinicians

Confusion, restlessness and agitation are common distressing symptoms at the end of life and require careful physical assessment and management

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16th May 2022

Starting morphine: Information for clinicians

How do I decide when it is appropriate to start strong opioids? Advice from a senior palliative physician

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