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Palliative Care

Local GP Dr Leslie Borrill chats with Professor Christina Faull, Consultant in Palliative Medicine about palliative care. Professor Faull talks about identifying people in the last months of life to help the patient and family use that time to full effect and to prepare for a good death. Information is provided to assist in identifying patients in the last year of life. Medications to prescribe in the last few days of life are suggested as well as signposting to useful training and literature.

Notes to accompany the podcast as well as a reflection form and Continuing Professional Development certificate are available to download below.

The video lasts 23 minutes 35 seconds. 

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