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87 Establishing a Communication Tool Between Specialist Palliative Care Services to Enhance Individual Patient Care
  1. Clare Phillipsa,
  2. Claire Hawesb,
  3. Adrienne Mabbotta and
  4. Julie Bakerc
  1. a Macmillan Palliative Care Team, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, West Smithfield, London
  2. b Macmillan Palliative Care Team, Newham General Hospital, Plaistow, London
  3. c Palliative Care Lead, NELPCN, Cancer Network Offices, Whitechapel, London

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Communication of individual patient information is essential for continuity of quality clinical care across different settings. From 2000– 2006, North East London Palliative Care Network (NELPCN) has worked together to develop a process and documentation to support the transfer of information between services. It was recognised that specialist palliative care (SPC) teams held knowledge about patients beyond that included …

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