This framework has been designed to support GPs to have advance care planning conversations with patients by phone or video, in the context of coronavirus (COVID-19).
This is a large print version of our Advance Decision pack for those who would might find it easier to read. It contains an Advance Decision form and comprehensive guidance notes explaining everything you need to know to complete it.
This Advance Decision pack contains an Advance Decision form and comprehensive guidance notes explaining everything you need to know to complete it.
This practical guide includes the information you need to understand how treatment and care decisions are made, how you can plan ahead to ensure you stay in control of these decisions, and who to talk to and share your wishes with.
This new booklet is designed to help people who have been recently diagnosed with a terminal illness find the information they need and ask questions, so that they can make informed decisions about their treatment and care – helping them to live well in the time they have left.
In order to ensure our work is evidence based, we keep up-to-date with current policy and research. Alongside this we conduct our own research and information-gathering. Our Policy Manifesto sets out the challenges we have identified to enabling greater patient choice at the end of life, and what we envisage as the way forward.
Our new report details findings and recommendations from a pioneering project aimed at supporting Lambeth’s Portuguese-speaking communities to consider, document and share their preferences for care and treatment, thereby facilitating more meaningful discussions between Portuguese-speaking people and health and social care professionals.
The purpose of this toolkit is to support healthcare professionals’ understanding of Advance Decisions.
Most people have some form of opinion about how they would like to be treated at the end of their lives, regardless of their identity or background. For LGBT people in particular, your identity might have an impact on the treatment and care you would like to receive.