TITLE

The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) influencing the UK national agenda on care of the dying

AUTHOR(S)
Ellershaw, John E.; Murphy, Deborah
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
International Journal of Palliative Nursing;Mar2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p132
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) was jointly developed by the Marie Curie Hospice Liverpool and the Royal Liverpool University Hospitals 8 years ago as a tool to enhance education programmes for care of the dying. The LCP framework is now based at the Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool and is focused on four programmes; these are non-cancer, benchmarking, education and international. A number of studies have highlighted the impact of the LCP on patients and healthcare professionals.
ACCESSION #
16816174

 

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