Doctors and other healthcare staff involved in the care of dying patients in hospitals are being encouraged to use a new resource from the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) which was launched today (10th April) as a support for healthcare staff in delivering quality end-of-life care.
Competence & Compassion. End-of-life care map was launched by Dr Regina McQuillan, Medical Director at St Francis Hospice in Dublin and a Palliative Medicine Consultant at Beaumont Hospital. The resource was developed by the IHF’s Hospice Friendly Hospitals (HFH) programme in consultation with the Health Service Executive’s Palliative Care Clinical Care programme.
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