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49 Collaboration Across Boundaries and Settings: Developing Out of Hours Palliative Care Education for Herts Urgent Care
  1. S Russell, Director of Education and Research,
  2. C Fowler, Mount Vernon Cancer Network Education Lead,
  3. M Gunstone,
  4. H Joels, Professional Development Lead and
  5. H Sypula, Quality and Practice Development Facilitator
  1. Hospice of St Francis, Berkhamsted
  2. Herts Urgent Care, Welwyn Garden City, Herts
  3. Iain Rennie Hospice at Home, Tring
  4. Garden House Hospice, Herts

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Introduction: Out-of-hours palliative care is a key requirement of good end-of-life care (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, 2004; Darzi, 2008, Department of Health, 2008). It requires a coordinated approach to planning, implementation and evaluation between different service providers across a variety of settings. Aims and objectives: …

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