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Resources

A library of resources and guidance documents to support you with the business of running an efficient and successful organisation. Search for a resource, or upload your own resources and contribute to the sharing of knowledge and expertise among colleagues working in hospice care. Resources you may like to upload include, but are not limited to, policies, procedures and protocols, guidance documents, audit tools, annual reports, job descriptions, patient information leaflets, case studies, etc.

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# # PDF 947kb Published on 06/12/2016

Hospice Chief Executive: Leader or Manager?

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 08/04/2016

Resilience: A framework supporting hospice staff to flourish in stressful times

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# # PDF 217kb Published on 15/08/2017

Examples of Organisations that may fund research proposals

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# # DOCX 201kb Published on 12/05/2016

Management of outbreak/potential outbreak of communicable disease/food poisoning

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# # PDF 4mb Published on 22/04/2016

Crisis communications toolkit

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 14/06/2016

Tax and fundraising

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 14/06/2016

VAT and fundraising

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 25/01/2017

Developing a dashboard for your hospice – Good practice guide

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 25/01/2017

Board reports that add value to your hospice – Good practice guide

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# # DOCX 88kb Published on 10/08/2017

Inpatient Unit Dependency Tool

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# # PDF 742kb Published on 20/05/2016

Competency profile

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 13/04/2016

Developing a balanced scorecard for your hospice – Good practice guide

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# # PDF 2mb Published on 21/06/2016

Work experience in hospices

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# # ZIP 1mb Published on 05/07/2016

Workforce planning toolkit

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# # DOC 241kb Published on 20/05/2016

Extended scope of practice policy for registered nurses

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 21/10/2016

Hospice UK Values

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 14/06/2016

Why fundraising has reached crisis point

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 11/04/2016

Appraisal of hospice boards and trustees – Good practice guide

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# # DOCX 60kb Published on 11/07/2017

St. Margaret's Hospice smoking policy

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# # DOCX 57kb Published on 20/04/2016

Quality and Governance Project Manager Job Description

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# # DOC 420kb Published on 07/07/2016

Safeguarding adults at risk policy

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# # DOC 393kb Published on 24/05/2016

Essential training for clinical staff policy

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# # PDF 3mb Published on 08/04/2016

Rehabilitative palliative care: enabling people to live fully until they die – A challenge for the 21st century

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 25/01/2017

Board involvement in hospice strategy and planning – Good practice guide

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# # PDF 130kb Published on 29/06/2016

Workforce planning toolkit 2 - organisation design - Ashgate Hospicecare

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# # DOC 2mb Published on 31/05/2016

Drugs policy

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# # XLSX 15kb Published on 06/03/2017

Governance Standards

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# # DOC 211kb Published on 18/05/2016

At time of death policy

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 25/01/2017

Quality governance – Good practice guide

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# # PDF 150kb Published on 01/07/2016

Top 10 tips for hospice communicators: how to increase your influence

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# # PDF 485kb Published on 18/08/2016

Flexible working HR policy

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# # DOC 460kb Published on 06/07/2016

Wound care guidelines

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# # DOCX 17kb Published on 16/03/2017

IPU Acuity/dependency tool

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# # DOCX 161kb Published on 06/03/2017

OACCS implementation Impact

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# # PDF 376kb Published on 17/08/2016

Compassionate leave HR policy

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# # XLSX 986kb Published on 29/06/2016

Workforce planning toolkit 3 - five year costings - Ashgate Hospicecare

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# # DOC 217kb Published on 21/06/2016

Terminal agitation management guidelines

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# # DOC 229kb Published on 07/07/2016

Second hand smoke in people's own homes policy

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 25/01/2017

Effective board meetings in your hospice – Good practice guide

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# # DOC 373kb Published on 31/05/2016

Entonox administration guidelines

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# # DOC 440kb Published on 06/07/2016

Hypercalcaemia in disease management guidelines

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# # DOC 242kb Published on 02/06/2016

Bisphosphonate for bone metastases guidelines

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# # DOC 279kb Published on 31/05/2016

Corticosteroids prescribing guidelines

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# # DOC 240kb Published on 05/07/2016

Complementary therapy policy

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# # DOC 521kb Published on 18/05/2016

Patient consent policy

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# # DOC 467kb Published on 20/05/2016

Health records policy

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# # PDF 317kb Published on 29/06/2016

Workforce planning toolkit 1 - Ashgate Hospicecare

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# # PDF 2mb Published on 11/04/2016

Bridging the Gap: Strengthening relations between hospices and Muslims of Britain

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# # PPTX 280kb Published on 05/07/2016

Step by step guide to workforce planning

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# # PDF 688kb Published on 26/04/2017

Introducing the Outcome Assessment and Complexity Collaborative Suite of Measures: a brief introduction: V2

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# # DOC 886kb Published on 06/07/2016

Intravenous drugs policy

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# # DOC 243kb Published on 31/05/2016

Inpatient discharge policy

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# # DOC 269kb Published on 18/05/2016

Admissions policy

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 13/04/2016

Hospice board recruitment and selection – Good practice guide

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# # PDF 509kb Published on 17/08/2016

Annual leave HR policy

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# # PDF 2mb Published on 11/04/2016

Hospice enabled dementia care: The first steps

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# # PDF 2mb Published on 26/04/2017

Research active hospices presentation at Hospice UK's national conference, November 2016

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# # DOC 915kb Published on 31/05/2016

Mental Capacity Act policy

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# # PDF 395kb Published on 21/02/2017

Care after Death

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# # DOC 4mb Published on 07/07/2016

Resuscitation policy

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# # DOCX 97kb Published on 14/06/2016

Guidelines for provider visits by trustees

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# # PDF 745kb Published on 24/04/2017

Research Ready and Active Hospices Update - Jan 2017

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# # PDF 411kb Published on 17/08/2016

Time off in lieu (TOIL) HR policy

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 25/04/2017

Research in palliative care: can hospices afford not to be involved?

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# # PDF 194kb Published on 26/01/2017

Policy for Infection Prevention and Control

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# # PDF 268kb Published on 24/01/2017

Hospiscare Strategy Framework

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# # PDF 757kb Published on 26/04/2017

Evaluation of the OACC Train the Trainer workshops - Poster presented at Hospice UK Conference 2016

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# # PDF 145kb Published on 04/08/2016

Recruitment and retention tips

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# # DOC 275kb Published on 07/07/2016

Suicide and deliberate self harm policy

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# # DOC 229kb Published on 05/07/2016

Ketamine guidelines

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# # DOCX 48kb Published on 02/06/2016

Anticoagulation guidelines

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# # DOC 225kb Published on 06/07/2016

Venepuncture policy and procedure

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# # DOC 415kb Published on 31/05/2016

Verification of death policy

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# # DOC 380kb Published on 08/06/2016

Syringe driver guidelines

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# # DOC 417kb Published on 07/07/2016

Research policy

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# # DOC 95kb Published on 02/06/2016

Constipation guidelines

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# # DOC 393kb Published on 24/05/2016

Copying letters to patients policy

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# # PDF 2mb Published on 25/04/2017

29th June 2016 Stakeholder Meeting Presentation

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# # DOCX 1mb Published on 12/05/2016

Infection control Policy

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# # DOC 753kb Published on 20/05/2016

Hand hygiene policy

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# # DOC 616kb Published on 20/05/2016

Infection control policy

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 14/06/2016

Fundraising Preference Service, tax and VAT

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# # PDF 3mb Published on 25/04/2017

24th March 2017 West Midlands Research Conference

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# # DOC 229kb Published on 02/06/2016

Buccal midazolam guidelines

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# # DOC 208kb Published on 31/05/2016

Preparation and witnessing of legal documents policy

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# # PDF 3mb Published on 25/04/2017

Palliative Care Research - Why Bother? April 2016

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# # DOC 228kb Published on 20/05/2016

Family services record policy

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# # PDF 305kb Published on 25/04/2017

Research Ready and Active Hospices Update August 2016

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# # DOC 372kb Published on 24/05/2016

Cytomegalovirus policy

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# # PDF 555kb Published on 18/08/2016

Family friendly policies

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# # DOC 223kb Published on 06/07/2016

Anaphylaxis management guidelines for community patients

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# # DOC 1023kb Published on 12/05/2016

Advance Statements and Decisions Guidelines

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# # DOC 574kb Published on 08/06/2016

Unlicensed medicines policy

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# # DOC 168kb Published on 13/07/2016

Sickness absence policy / procedure

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# # DOC 230kb Published on 05/07/2016

Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs guidelines

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# # DOC 251kb Published on 18/05/2016

Access and delivery of face to face interpreting services

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# # DOC 433kb Published on 02/06/2016

Antibiotic guidelines

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# # DOC 205kb Published on 02/06/2016

Bronchial secretions in the terminal stage management guidelines

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# # DOC 268kb Published on 06/07/2016

Haemorrhage management guidelines

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# # PDF 429kb Published on 18/08/2016

Staff sickness management HR policy

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# # DOC 993kb Published on 07/07/2016

Safeguarding and protecting children policy

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# # PDF 247kb Published on 29/06/2016

Workforce planning toolkit 4 - performance / potential grid - Ashgate Hospicecare

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# # PDF 422kb Published on 17/08/2016

Sabbatical leave HR policy

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# # PDF 689kb Published on 01/07/2016

Terminology research

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# # DOC 211kb Published on 05/07/2016

Psychostimulant guidelines

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