Healthcare Professional Resources

The St Margaret’s Hospice Care Covid-19 Education and Learning Resource Hub has been created to support health care professionals in the understanding and treating palliative and end of life patients during the Covid-19 outbreak. Topics range from treatment escalation plans to how to manage key symptoms of Covid-19.

Caring for the dying person

The priorities of care, from recognising dying, communicating on what’s different with Covid-19.

Managing key symptoms

How to manage the key symptoms of patients with Covid-19.

Treatment escalation plans

A focus on treatment escalation plan conversations.

Even better listening

A focus on the importance of listening and how vital communication is.

Syringe pumps and the management of palliative symptoms in the community

Breathlessness

Safe tips you can try at home if you or a patient you are caring for feels breathless.

Non-injectable medicines for symptom control

Injectable medication for symptom control



 

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