Palliative Care Wales

This site is part of the Palliative Care Matters network of sites. It is aimed at health-care professionals working in the palliative care field.

Are you a Patient or Carer?

If you are a patient or carer and would like to comment on the care you have received from your local palliative care team, you can do this at a website run by iWantGreatCare.

Palliative Care Guidelines

The full text of the Palliative Care (Adult) Network Guidelines is freely available on-line.

Other items of general interest (i.e. outside Wales) can be found on the main website of Palliative Care Matters.

News & Announcements

The 19th Annual All Wales Palliative Care Conference will be held at Gregynog on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th October 2019.
Flier and Booking form are available here.
For more information, please contact:
Conference Organiser, Specialist Palliative Care Team, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, LL13 7TD.
Tel: 01978 727177
E-mail: wendy.austin@wales.nhs.uk

The latest version (10) of the Care Decisions documents are now available on the website, in the Document Library.

 

The 18th Annual All Wales Palliative Care Conference will be held at Gregynog on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th October 2018.

For more information, please contact:
Conference Organiser, Specialist Palliative Care Team, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, LL13 7TD.
Tel: 01978 727177
E-mail: wendy.austin@wales.nhs.uk

The latest version (9) of the Care Decisions documents are now available on the website, under Last Days of Life - Care Decisions.

The Just in Case scheme for Wales has been updated following a review by the Palliative Care Pharmacists Group. Some of the changes include:

  • JIC BAG – no longer a box
  • Wider range of drugs available
  • One strength of diamorphine only (10mg)
  • Less paper work
  • Altered quantities of medication

See under Anticipatory Prescribing for further information.