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Episode 15: Palliative Emergencies End of Life Bleed

Episode 15: Palliative Emergencies End of Life Bleed

Welcome back to another episode from Lincolnshire LMC's Hot Topics. This episode I am delighted to be joined by the fantastic Kerry Bareham Nurse Consultant from St Barnabas Hospice talking about one of the new palliative emergencies care plans. Join us as we discuss what an end of life bleed is, how to identify patients with risk factors and how to support our patients who may be at risk.

We also discuss Project Echo - you can find out more information here Project ECHO: Healthcare goes digital in Lincolnshire (stbarnabashospice.co.uk)

You can find out more about how St Barnabas support patients in Lincolnshire here and where their charity shops are by clicking here: St Barnabas Hospice | Your local hospice service | Lincoln

The end of life care website is a fantastic local resource where you can find advice on RESPECT forms, gold CD1 forms and much more Professional Resources | End of life care (eolc.co.uk)

Terminal haemorrhage in palliative care patients can be distressing for professionals and patients. Do not hesitate to contact St Barnabas Hospice telephone advice 24 hours a day on 01522 511 566 or refer to Palliative Care Coordination centre (PCCC) for any aspect of holistic care with wellbeing or clinical support 0300 020 0694.

Bereavement services are available for family, carers and health professionals affected by sudden terminal haemorrhage. Find out more from St Barnabas directly or contact the PCCC as above.

First Published
2 September 2021
Updated On
15 September 2023
Due to be Reviewed
14 June 2024
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