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07: Palliative Care: Bill: Part 2

Communication

Multi-disciplinary working is essential, co-ordination is crucial to avoid communication breakdown leading to fragmented care.

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  • Bill/DN face to face
  • DN/ GP - telephone
  • GP/Bill face to face
  • Cardiologist/Physician /GP email
  • GP&DN/Bill (intro) face to face
  • GP contacting his daughter by telephone, breaking bad news succintly

Pulse point

As Bill's needs increase and his function declines the requirement for greater multi-disciplinary working and skilled communication is essential to ensure optimal care provision is realistically provided.


The district nurse speaks to Bill


Module name: Palliative Care

Map name: 07: Palliative Care: Bill: Part 2

Map ID: 1579

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