Palliative care from diagnosis to death

4 minute video made by the SPICT team and colleagues Palliative care is still often delayed until the last weeks or days of life once the illness is advanced and disease focused treatments are no longer effective. This is a missed opportunity to do better for patients, families, and health services. Kirsty Boyd and Scott

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SPICT 2017 Available now

Dear colleagues The SPICT 2017 is here at last – you’ll be able to download it free or become a SPICT Platinum Partner and add your own logo. We have now reached international consensus about the right indicators and wording for SPICT and do not plan to change the SPICT annually as we have in

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Update: Crosshouse Hospital, NHS Ayrshire and Arran Tool

Crosshouse Hospital, NHS Ayrshire and Arran have updated their Renal Supportive Care Trigger Tool to version 2 to take into account the April 2016 update to the SPICT Tool. Visit their page for more information:  Crosshouse Hospital, NHS Ayrshire and Arran  

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