Palliative Care Resources

Dear Colleagues,

I have organised the available (good)  online palliative care resources in one page….. I’m hoping to update periodically…..

United Kingdom

The two good online Resources for Symptom management / Guidelines from the UK

1. Palliative Care Guidelines –NHS Scotland

2. Palliative Care Guidelines Plus                                                                     

3.                                                                                     “” provides essential independent information for health professionals about drugs used in palliative and hospice care 


1. Palliative Care Curriculum for Undergraduates (PCC4U)

2. Palliative Care Australia                                                       

3. Care Search – Palliative care knowledge network           


Opioids in Palliative Care: Safe and Effective prescribing of strong opioids for pain in palliative care of adults – – NICE Guidelines (May 2012)         


The Cochrane Library

Drug therapy for symptoms associated with anxiety in adult palliative care patients                                                                                             

Medically assisted nutrition for palliative care in adult patients

Medically assisted hydration for adult palliative care patients

Pharmacological treatments for fatigue associated with palliative care

Haloperidol for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients

Pharmacological interventions for pruritus in adult palliative care patients

Droperidol for treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients

Interventions for improving palliative care for older people living in nursing care homes      


Bereavement Resources:                           

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement                                         

National Association for Loss and Grief                              

Few Good sites for Specific Diseases:

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and palliative care                          

Motor Neurone Disease                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Parkinson’s UK                                                                             

Clinical aspects of palliative care in advanced Parkinson’s disease by Johan Lokk & Ahmad  Delbari                                                               


Few other Useful Online Resources:

End of Life Care Resources:



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