Supportive and Palliative Care Indicators Tool (SPICT): An international approach to identifying patients for palliative care

Published on the European Association of Palliative Care website: “Dr Kirsty Boyd and Professor Scott Murray, the SPICT project leaders, explain how this increasingly popular tool is being used internationally by clinicians to identify people for integrated palliative care.” Read the full item here

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New SPICT Partners added

We’ve recently added a few new SPICT Partners from around the world. We now have new partners from Australia, Canada, Scotland, and a warm welcome to our first partner from Belgium. Our world map of blue pins is lookng even busier now. If you’d like to become a SPICT partner, just fill in this form.

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May 2015 All SPICT Tools updated

That’s all the SPICT Tools updated now, in all the language versions we have available. They’re available from the menu at the top of the page. If you have registered with the site you will have an email containing the direct link to the download page – there is no reason to re-register. If this is

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Supportive & Palliative Care Indicators Tool (SPICT™) SURVEY: 2014

Supportive & Palliative Care Indicators Tool (SPICTTM) SURVEY: 2014 Who replied to the survey? Most of the replies came from people working in Scotland. We also heard from colleagues working in other parts of the UK, Europe, Australia/New Zealand and the USA/Canada. We had 75 replies during the online survey week (click image to enlarge).

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A month in…

The new SPICT site has been active for just over a month, and it’s attracting plenty of interest. The SPICT™ Tool has been downloaded all over the world, and is now available in French, German and soon Spanish. We’ve had a great response to our call for partners who are using the SPICT™ tool, and

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