Chapter 7. Palliative Nursing Care in Hospices

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair2,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist3 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer4
  1. Helen de Renzie-Brett nurse Head of Education member and
  2. Denise Heals nurse specialist palliative care Facilitator member

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch7

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Renzie-Brett, H. d. and Heals, D. (2009) Palliative Nursing Care in Hospices, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Ayrshire Hospice and The University of The West of Scotland, UK

  2. 3

    School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery of the University of West of Scotland, UK

  3. 4

    University of the West of Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. Dorothy House Hospice Care, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169974

Online ISBN: 9781444322705

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Keywords:

  • Evolution of hospice care;
  • Nursing in a hospice environment;
  • Day care provision within a hospice;
  • The community nurse specialist in palliative care;
  • The hospice multidisciplinary team

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Evolution of hospice care

  • Nursing in a hospice environment

  • Day care provision within a hospice

  • The community nurse specialist in palliative care

  • Hospice at home

  • Bereavement care

  • The hospice multidisciplinary team

  • Conclusion

  • References