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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 249kb Published on 20/09/2018

Ask the Experts September 2018 Wellbeing Outcomes Measures

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

Governance Standards

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

Competency profile

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

Crisis communications toolkit

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

Buccal midazolam guidelines

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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 150kb Published on 01/07/2016

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

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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 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 203kb Published on 11/09/2018

OACC outcome measures: what difference does hospice care make?

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

Essential training for clinical staff policy

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

OACCS implementation Impact

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

Inpatient discharge policy

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

Complementary therapy policy

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

IPU Acuity/dependency tool

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# # PDF 221kb Published on 03/09/2018

Hospice UK support for research and outcomes active hospices, July 2018.

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

Appraisal of hospice boards and trustees – Good practice guide

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 11/09/2018

Latest Evidence on Patient-Level Outcomes in Palliative Care

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# # PDF 565kb Published on 03/09/2018

Ask the experts, 6th August 2018; I'm collecting IPOS what do I do with it now?

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

Admissions policy

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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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# # PDF 370kb Published on 29/08/2017

Complaints Procedure

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

Access and delivery of face to face interpreting services

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

Hospice board recruitment and selection – Good practice guide

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

Quality and Governance Project Manager Job Description

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

Hospice enabled dementia care: The first steps

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

Mental Capacity Act policy

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

Research policy

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# # PDF 205kb Published on 11/09/2018

Useful references for palliative care economic evaluation for ECHO Evaluation Webinar August 2018 SR

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

Safeguarding adults at risk policy

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

Bronchial secretions in the terminal stage management guidelines

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

Quality governance – Good practice guide

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

Step by step guide to workforce planning

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

Workforce planning toolkit

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

Syringe driver guidelines

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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 201kb Published on 12/05/2016

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

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

Policy for Infection Prevention and Control

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

Annual leave HR policy

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

Infection control Policy

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

Infection control policy

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# # PDF 342kb Published on 03/09/2018

Useful Outcomes Resources and References SR Asept 2018

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

Hospice Chief Executive: Leader or Manager?

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# # PDF 1mb Published on 27/09/2017

Top Tips Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care Meetings

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

Workforce planning toolkit 3 - five year costings - Ashgate Hospicecare

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

Workforce planning toolkit 2 - organisation design - Ashgate Hospicecare

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

Workforce planning toolkit 1 - Ashgate Hospicecare

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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 1mb Published on 27/09/2017

What is a hospice? (easy read)

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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 217kb Published on 21/06/2016

Terminal agitation management guidelines

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# # PDF 2mb Published on 28/09/2017

How do we tell the story of hospice care - Reflections and resources from the Hospice Communications Day 2017

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

Hospiscare Strategy Framework

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

Inpatient Unit Dependency Tool

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# # DOCX 63kb Published on 13/12/2017

GDPR Workshop - clinical case studies and suggested answers

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

Health records policy

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

Verification of death policy

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

At time of death policy

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

Safeguarding and protecting children policy

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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 2mb Published on 21/06/2016

Work experience in hospices

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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 172kb Published on 11/09/2018

Useful outcomes references from Sept 2018 CoP OACC event

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

Drugs policy

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# # DOCX 106kb Published on 27/09/2017

UHB Botb progress report

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

VAT and fundraising

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

Suicide and deliberate self harm policy

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

Corticosteroids prescribing guidelines

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

Psychostimulant guidelines

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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 14/06/2016

Tax and fundraising

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

Wound care guidelines

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

Ketamine guidelines

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

Haemorrhage management guidelines

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

Bisphosphonate for bone metastases guidelines

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

Unlicensed medicines policy

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

Anticoagulation guidelines

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

Anaphylaxis management guidelines for community patients

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

Venepuncture policy and procedure

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

Hospice UK Values

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

Research Ready and Active Hospices Update - Jan 2017

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

Patient consent policy

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# # PDF 2mb Published on 27/09/2017

Scottish Hospices: Working to address the challenges facing health and social care in Scotland

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

St. Margaret's Hospice smoking policy

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

Examples of Organisations that may fund research proposals

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

Hand hygiene policy

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# # DOCX 14kb Published on 11/09/2018

Reference list

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# # PDF 231kb Published on 03/09/2018

Clarifying Hospice UK support for research carried out by or with others, SR August 2018

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# # PDF 254kb Published on 03/09/2018

Clarifying Hospice UK research and academic affiliations and collaborations, August 2018

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

Research Ready and Active Hospices Update August 2016

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

Palliative Care Research - Why Bother? April 2016

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

24th March 2017 West Midlands Research Conference

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# # PDF 276kb Published on 13/12/2017

GDPR fundraising case study answer book

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

Intravenous drugs policy

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

Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs guidelines

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

Copying letters to patients policy

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# # PDF 254kb Published on 03/09/2018

Clarifying Hospice UK research and academic affiliations and collaborations, August 2018

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# # PDF 231kb Published on 03/09/2018

Clarifying Hospice UK support for research carried out by or with others, SR August 2018

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

Care after Death

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

Constipation guidelines

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

Terminology research

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

Family services record policy

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# # PDF 191kb Published on 30/04/2018

Hospice UK Media Relations Protocols 2018

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

Entonox administration guidelines

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

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

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# # PPTX 3mb Published on 27/09/2017

LD workshop presentation

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

Family friendly policies

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

Staff sickness management HR policy

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

Sickness absence policy / procedure

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

Recruitment and retention tips

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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 256kb Published on 27/09/2017

Care After Death form

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

Sabbatical leave HR policy

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

Flexible working HR policy

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

Why fundraising has reached crisis point

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# # DOCX 52kb Published on 27/09/2017

Hospice UK Resiliance Framework

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

Antibiotic guidelines

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

Compassionate leave HR policy

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

Advance Statements and Decisions Guidelines

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

Preparation and witnessing of legal documents policy

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

Hypercalcaemia in disease management guidelines

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

Fundraising Preference Service, tax and VAT

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

29th June 2016 Stakeholder Meeting Presentation

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

Cytomegalovirus policy

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