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Compassion in Dying joins calls for inquiry into blanket DNR orders during pandemic

Charity urges NHS England to publish promised national DNR guidance as matter of urgency Charity demands action following reports on its information line and in new Queen’s Nursing Institute research of Do Not Resuscitate orders made in blanket way or without explanation to patients and families Compassion in Dying today (Saturday 29 August 2020) joins calls

Statement in response to news that investigations into LPAs are on the rise

New figures released by the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) revealed there were 1,729 investigations into misuse last year. Davina Hehir, Director of Policy at Compassion in Dying, a national charity that helps people prepare for the end of life, said: “An LPA for Health and Welfare is an important tool to enable someone’s

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Non Medical Prescribing in Cancer Care

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