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Featured Article: The Ethos of Palliative Nursing
Palliative nursing has an ethos, a moral character that builds meaning in the context of serious illness and death and dying. This moral character is defined by the qualities of a caring relationship – including trustworthiness, moral imagination, attending to the beauty of patients’ humanity, creating a moral space for patients to flourish, and being present with them. Read More >>
Palliative Care Content Collection
Palliative care is a cemented service offered by health care services globally, and the care given to the terminally ill, as well as the support offered to family and friends, is vital to helping patients through the challenges of terminal illness. We have collated a range of resources and open access content to illustrate the importance of one of the key foundations of palliative care – communication – and to encourage an open dialogue between patient and practitioner.
Explore the entire content collection.
Defining a ‘good' death from the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine 5th Edition
Advance Care Planning from Textbook of Palliative Care Communication
Communicating with children when a parent is dying from Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care 2nd Edition
Supporting Families in Palliative Care from Social Aspects of Care