Chapter 2. Teamworking for Effective Palliative Care

  1. Christina Faull MB BS, BMed Sci, MD, FRCP1,
  2. Yvonne H. Carter OBE BSc MB BS MD FRCGP FMedSci2 and
  3. Lilian Daniels BNurs (Hons) RGN HV Onccert Cert. Ed3
  1. Lilian Daniels

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755877.ch2

Handbook of Palliative Care, Second Edition

Handbook of Palliative Care, Second Edition

How to Cite

Daniels, L. (2005) Teamworking for Effective Palliative Care, in Handbook of Palliative Care, Second Edition (eds C. Faull, Y. H. Carter and L. Daniels), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755877.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant in Palliative Medicine, University Hospitals of Leicester and LOROS - the Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice, Groby Road, Leicester

  2. 2

    Dean, Warwick Medical School, the University of Warwick, Coventry

  3. 3

    PhD Candidate. Formally Macmillan Research Lecturer, Centre for Palliative Care and Oncology, University of Central England, Birmingham

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121125

Online ISBN: 9780470755877



  • teamworking;
  • recommendations;
  • guidelines;
  • literature;
  • primary care


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Palliative care: everyone's responsibility

  • Teamwork in primary care

  • Who does what: professional roles in the delivery of palliative care

  • Teamworking for palliative care

  • Implementing palliative care teamworking strategies in the primary care team

  • The interface between primary care and other services

  • Conclusion