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114 Developing a Specialist Palliative Care Multidisciplinary Team Meeting
  1. SR Kirkham and
  2. S Dorman
  1. Forest Holme, Poole Hospital NHS Trust, Poole, Dorset

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Introduction and aims

The Manual for Cancer Services, published in 2004, required all specialist palliative care services to have a multidisciplinary team (MDT) meeting in place. The specialist palliative care team at Poole Hospital NHS Trust aimed to develop an MDT meeting that would improve patient care, contribute to effective teamwork and meet the criteria for peer review.


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