CC16 Policy for verification of expected death by registered nurses


Category
Physical Health Services (Policies)
Code
CC16
Issue No
3

Target Audience

Nursing 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
Associate Director of Nursing and Therapies (Physical Health) and Director of Infection Prevention and Control (DIPC)

Author and contact number
Professional Development Lead (Community Services)
07770970859


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

04 May 2017

Approval Meeting

Neighbourhood Based Care Governance Group
Clinical Practice & Standards Sub-Committee (Chair's Action)


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CC16 Issue 3 Verification of expected death policy.pdf

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