As well as the information below, we also have a Lymphoedema Information and Learning Zone for healthcare professionals who wish to know more about Lymphoedema, its treatment and the service at St Oswald's.
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Together for Short Lives
A UK-registered charity which is striving to achieve the best quality of life and care for all children and young people with life-threatening or life-limiting conditions and their families.
The Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland (APM)
An association of doctors who work in hospices and specialist palliative care units in hospitals. Formed in 1986, it now has over 1,000 members from all over the UK and Ireland, and includes doctors based overseas.
The national charity for the hospice movement.
CLiP (Current Learning in Palliative Care)
Written by staff from St Oswald's Hospice, these are nearly sixty 15 minute workshops on many aspects of palliative care. They are arranged into Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced Levels and can be used online, or downloaded for use by tutors, cares and learners.
Understanding Intellectual Disability & Health
Site looking at the palliative care aspects of people with life-limiting illness who also have an intellectual disability.
Palliative Care Handbook
A complete, online textbook on palliative care
An essential resource for all health professionals needing current and reliable information on palliative care drugs.
The first specialist journal in palliative care, now in its 19th year
Claud Regnard, Mervyn Dean, Respectively Consultant in Palliative Medicine, St Oswald's Hospital, Newcastle; Regional Medical Director of Palliative Care, Western Newfoundland, Canada
Claud Regnard, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, St Oswald's Hospice, Newcastle
Claud Regnard and Margaret Kindlen, Respectively Consultant in Palliative Medicine; and Head of Education, both at St Oswald's Hospice, Newcastle upon Tyne