Strategic Direction

This section contains documents relating the strategic direction of palliative care in Northern Ireland

Identification

This section contains documents relating to palliative care training and best practice identification tools

Advanced Care Planning

This section contains documents relating to advanced care planning in Northern Ireland

Assessment & Palliative Care Services

This section of the website contains documents on user assessments and palliative care services.

Care of the Dying

All documents in this section relate to the care of the dying in Northern Ireland

Bereavement Care

In 2006 the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (since 2016 DoH) established the HSC Bereavement Network, appointing a Trust Bereavement Coordinator (TBC) to each Health and Social Care Trust.

Providing high quality palliative care for our children: a strategy for children’s palliative and end-of-life care 2016-26

The Northern Ireland Department of Health has published a 10-year strategy for palliative and end of life care for children and young people

Management of Symptoms in Adults in the Last Days of Life

2018 Northern Ireland Guidance for the Management of Symptoms in Adults in the Last Days of Life

Northern Ireland guidelines on converting doses of opioid analgesics for adult use 2018

2018 Northern Ireland guidelines on converting doses of opioid analgesics for adult use 2018

Management of Symptoms in Palliative Care. The Role of Specialist Palliative Care Allied Health Professionals

This document outlines the definition, cause, prevalence and evidence based practice for the Specialist Palliative Care Allied Health Professional (AHP) interventions to manage symptoms frequently presenting in those living with advanced incurable illness

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