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We are delighted to announce that our team, together with our collaborators Dr John Ealing (MND Care Centre, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust), Professor Carolyn Young (Walton Centre for Neurology & Neurosurgery NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool) Dr Chris McDermott (Sheffield … Continue reading
We were thrilled to have two abstracts accepted for oral presentation at this year’s Hospice UK annual conference. Dr Janet Diffin presented qualitative findings from a national study looking at those factors which helped or hindered the implementation of The CSNAT … Continue reading
The Department of Health is currently in the process of developing a new carer strategy to set out how best to support them and recently launched a call for evidence. Our submission on 29th July 2016 in response to this call is … Continue reading
Prof Gunn Grande and Dr Gail Ewing are collaborators on a project to test the CSNAT intervention with palliative care providers in Denmark. The planned stepped wedge cluster trial will be conducted by the Research Unit, Department of Palliative Medicine, Bispebjerg … Continue reading
Dr Janet Diffin recently presented findings from our national study looking at the implementation of the CSNAT intervention across 36 UK palliative/end-of-life care services. This study was entitled ‘The influence of orgnaisational context on staff attitudes to to the implementation … Continue reading
The CSNAT has been listed as a recommended tool within Essential Component 5 of the ‘Palliative and End of Life Care: A blueprint for improvement’ resource in Australia: “Care is based on the assessed needs of the patient, carers and … Continue reading
Dr Janet Diffin presented a poster on behalf of the CSNAT team entitled ‘The influence of organisational context on staff attitudes to the implementation of the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) intervention in end of life care’. To view the … Continue reading
We hosted a one day conference on the 2nd March 2016 which was dedicated to the exploration of a person-centred approach to supporting family carers within palliative’ end-of-life care. For further details please click here.
Dr Gail Ewing traveled to Australia in December 2015 and attended the meeting of the North and West Metropolitan Palliative Care Consortium in Melbourne. The CSNAT is now being implemented in a large number of services across the region.
Professor Gunn Grande presented at the Hospice UK Annual Conference on Thursday 12th November 2015. The presentation was entitled ‘Family Carers: what do we know, what do we need to know’. Click here to download the presentation