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Palliative and End of Life Care

Last updated on Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Palliative and End of Life Care is the total care of patients (and their families or carers) who have a life-threatening illness, which is progressing or likely to progress. Here at Wirral University Teaching Hospital, we aim to provide the best possible care for people at the end of their lives...

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Tag:   palliative (2)     end of life care (1)     dying matters (1)     death (2)     palliative care (1)     dying (1)     passing away (1)     terminal (1)    

Care Standards

Last updated on Friday, April 20, 2018

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the government body which regulates all health and social care providers. As an NHS Trust we are required to meet the CQC’s ‘Essential Standards of Quality and Safety’. These are a set of 16 regulations which define what patients should expect to experience w...

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Tag:   CQC (3)     Care (1)     Quality (1)     standards (2)     care (21)    

Community - Continuing Care Service

Last updated on Monday, April 9, 2018

The service offers community support to children with complex health needs from 0-19 years, with various levels of dependency. The level of support offered is based around the individual needs of the child and family. The aim of a support package is to assist mum, dad, families and carers in th...

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Tag:   community (5)     care (21)     children (15)     paediatric (5)     continuing care (1)    

Self-care at home

Last updated on Monday, April 30, 2018

Self-care is the best choice to treat minor illnesses and injuries. A large range of common illnesses and injuries can be treated at home simply with over-the-counter medicines and plenty of rest. Winter conditions can be seriously bad for our health, especially for people aged 65 or over, and p...

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Tag:   home care (9)     bed rest (1)     fluids (1)     cold (1)     flu (1)     rest (1)     self care (1)    

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