The latest Gosport War Memorial Hospital inquiry has increased patient, public, and clinician awareness in the UK about syringe drivers for continuous subcutaneous delivery of opioids and other medications at the end of life. In safe hands, syringe drivers facilitate safe and effective symptom control for those no longer able to swallow or absorb tablets. […]
Three separate conference awards were made to members of the Cambridge Palliative and End of Life Care Group at the most important UK conference on palliative care – the APM Annual Supportive & Palliative Care Conference 2019. The awards brought Cambridge research into the spotlight at the event, which draws clinicians together with researchers and […]
We are looking to appoint a Research Assistant/ Associate to conduct a realist review of the management of complicated grief in primary care and the community. Closing date 16th May.
The continuation of preventive drugs among older patients with advanced cancer is examined in a recent publication in the research journal, Cancer. Dr Stephen Barclay (Department Public Health & Primary Care), collaborated with colleagues from the Karolinska Institute and Newcastle University, finding that the use of preventive drugs in the last year of life is […]