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SUPPORT AROUND DEATH

Support Around Death

This NHS Education for Scotland website aims to support health and social care staff who are working with patients, carers and families before, at, and after death. It provides key information on the clinical, legislative, and practical issues involved.

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NES Bereavement Conferences

Following the success of the inaugural NES Bereavement Conference on 11th November 2019, the NES Bereavement team will be running a conference this year on Wednesday 24th February 2021 at the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh. 

As a health or social care professional, to be kept up to date with details of future conferences, you may wish to sign up to our quarterly e-newsletter.

If you would like to see film clips or read some of the presentations that were delivered in 2019, please click here.

Short Educational Animations

This animation is one example of the short educational videos NES have produced for health and social care professionals around bereavement - please visit our video wall to see more.

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 NES video aims to help healthcare professionals discuss dying openly and honestly with their patients.

Two downloadable leaflets which accompany the video can be found here: summary leaflet and detailed leaflet.

NES Bereavement e-Newsletter

NHS Education for Scotland's Grief & Bereavement team produces a quarterly e-Newsletter aimed at health and social care professionals.

If you'd like to be kept up to date with training and educational materials related to bereavement care, please subscribe using the link below.

Go to the e-Newsletter sign-up page

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