Palliative Care Co-ordination Record Keeping Guidance

Revised September 2015

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The national information standard, which specifies the core record content to support the provision of high-quality co-ordinated care at the end of life, was published 20 March 2012 and last revised in September 2015.

This record keeping guidance, developed in consultation with health and social care professionals, supports staff using electronic or other end of life care co-ordination systems. It should be used in conjunction with the extensive guidance available to support clinical practice, advance decision making and end of life care service provision.

The guidance has been endorsed by:

  • Association of Directors for Adult Social Services
  • Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland
  • British Geriatrics Society
  • Chartered Society for Physiotherapy
  • College of Occupational Therapists
  • College of Paramedics
  • Royal College of Nursing
  • Royal College of General Practitioners
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • The Royal College of Emergency Medicine

Download the publication: Palliative Care Co-ordination Record Keeping Guidance

View the: Palliative Care Co-ordination Implementation Guidance 

View the: Palliative Care Co-ordination Summary Record Keeping Guidance

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