End of Life Care training for GPs and District Nurses
General practitioners and community nurses caring for adults in the last year of life.
A survey of a group of general practitioners and community nurses to identify training and educational needs in End of Life Care.
• Specific areas of need in End of Life Care were identified for further education and training
• There was a lack of awareness amongst those surveyed of night and evening services for End of Life Care patients
• Out of hours medical service provision was identified by some clinicians as an area of concern.