This Section is designed for healthcare professionals and GP Practice staff.

For public information, please visit the Brighton and Hove CCG public home page.

Palliative Care

If you are a patient or member of the public looking for information on Palliative Care, please see the End of Life Care page.

Services

Palliative Care Partnership

Call: 01273 964164
Address: The Service Manager, Palliative Care Partnership, The Martlets Hospital, Wayfield Avenue, Hove, BN3 7LW

You can find more information on the Sussex Community Foundation Trust website.

Palliative Care Partnership Referral Form

Referral Forms for the Palliative Care Partnership are available:

Local Guidance

Advance Care Planning

The Advance Care Planning (ACP) Toolkit was developed collaboratively with representation from Primary Care, Acute Trust, Sussex Community Foundation Trust and The Martlets Hospice and was launched in September 2012.

Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR)

South East Coast SHA DNACPR (Allowing Natural Death) principles were introduced in February 2012 and updated in 2014.

Copies of the red-bordered DNACPR forms (available in a carbon pad) can be obtained by contacting BHCCG.CCG@nhs.net

Please follow the link for DNACPR supporting documents 

Please follow the link for the Palliative Care Pathway

Urgent Access to Prescriptions and Medications for Palliative Care patients

Please see the table below for information on how Health Care Professionals can access urgent prescriptions and medications for known palliative care patients in Brighton and Hove.

The procedure out-of-hours has changed to improve speed and efficiency, please see the table for details. 

Please follow the link for a patient information leaflet on Just In Case or Anticipatory Medicines for palliative care patients

Palliative Care Out of Hours Handover Form

Palliative Care Out of Hours Handover Forms are available:

National Guidance

Please follow the link for  Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard forms including a form for Notification of the Coroner.

End of Life and Diabetes Care 

Please follow the link for End of Life Diabetes Care; Clinical Care Recommendations

Locally Commissioned Services

Please follow the link for more information on the Palliative Care LCS

Feedback on Providers

Please follow the link to send us feedback on service providers

 

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Community Palliative Care Support Folder

The Community Palliative Care Support Folder is for use by clinicians. It should be used in conjunction with the Community Palliative Care Support Folder Contacts List and the Community Palliative Care Support Folder Drugs Chart below.

Please note, printed copies of this document are no longer available from the CCG.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.

Community Palliative Care Support Folder Drug Instruction Chart

You can find a SystmOne Drug Instruction Chart in the Organisational Group Folder within SystmOne.

You can find an EMIS Drug Instruction Chart on the Emis Centre of Excellence website

Community Palliative Care Support Folder Drug Instruction Chart PDF


The Community Palliative Care Support Folder Drug Instruction Chart in PDF format is for use by practice colleagues

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.

Community Palliative Care Support Folder Contacts List

The Community Palliative Care Support Folder Contacts List is for use by clinicians.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.

Urgent Access to Prescriptions and Medications for Palliative Care Patients

The Urgent Access to Prescriptions and Medications for Palliative Care Patients document is for use by practice colleagues.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.

Gold Standard Framework DNACPR Update May 2017


The Gold Standard Framework DNACPR Update May 2017 is for use by clinicians.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.

Hydration at the End of Life Presentation


The Hydration at the End of Life Presentation is for use by clinicians.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.

Hydrate in Care Homes Project Evaluation


The Hydrate in Care Homes Project Evaluation document is for use by practice colleagues.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.

End of Life Considerations in Hydration and Nutrition


The End of Life Considerations in Hydration and Nutrition document is for use by clinicians.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.