CC16 Policy for confirmation of expected death by registered nurses


Category
Physical Health Services (Policies)
Code
CC16
Issue No
1

Target Audience

All community staff

Purpose

This policy has been developed to respond to the extended scope of nursing practice in relation to verification of expected patient death and to enhance continuity of end of life care for individuals, their families and relatives.

Origin

Lead executive
General Manager

Author and contact number
Professional Development and Clinical Lead (Community Services)
01244 385334


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

18 February 2014

Review Date

28 February 2018

Approval Meeting

West Locality Governance and Risk Meeting


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