Living with Dying: Challenges towards the End of Life Conference hosted by Strathcarron Hospice on 29th & 30th September 2016
Standards produced by Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) on 30th June 2016
Organised by Strathcarron Hospice. Will be held at MacDonald Inchyra Hotel, Grangemouth
NHS Education for Scotland is pleased to announce the launch of a suite of educational films for health and social care professionals.
Transcripts of the videos below are available on this website. If you have any difficulty in locating these please contact us
Please note that all the videos on this website deal with issues of death and bereavement and were created for healthcare professionals: caution is advised for viewers who are not healthcare professionals as some may find the themes upsetting.
Discussing dying is something most of us shy away from. The potential discomfort is not just in the patient’s mind - it’s also likely to be in the minds of the professionals who are looking after them. This video will help healthcare professionals discuss dying openly and honestly with their patients.
The management of a sudden or unexplained death can be challenging for professionals. The responses required may be complex, and come at an extremely difficult time for those who are bereaved. This video aims to enhance professionals’ understanding of these processes.
Discussing post mortem examination with those who have recently been bereaved can be daunting and challenging. This video will be of relevance to all professionals who are involved in situations where a post mortem examination is being considered, discussed or undertaken.
Talking to children when they are about to be bereaved or have just experienced a death may feel daunting. This video aims to enable professionals to facilitate such discussions through an enhanced understanding from the perspective of children who have been bereaved.
A post mortem examination may provide parents with valuable information about why their baby died. Before discussing this with families, it is important that professionals are informed and comfortable with the process. This video will support professionals in facilitating such discussions.
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