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implementing the rapid discharge home to die pathway

Dee Sissons Director of Nursing Marie Curie Cancer Care spoke at today’s Delivering Individual Care Plans for Care of the Dying Person conference on:

• developing and implementing a rapid discharge pathway for those who would like to die at home
• effective management of symptom control at home
• our experiences including the challenges and how to overcome them

In her presentation Dee discussed the work that Marie Curie Cancer Care does to support people to die at home if they would like to.  Dee shared her organisations objectives and the challenges and opportunities for providing high quality personalised care for the terminally ill and their families.

Dee’s full presentation is available for download at the end of this page.

Dee is responsible for the professional leadership of the charity’s 2,000 Marie Curie Nurses, healthcare assistants and clinical support workers, as well as ensuring a consistently high-quality nursing service for all our terminally ill patients and their families. Dee was previously at Bolton NHS Trust, where she was the Director of Patient Safety & Experience and Chief Nurse.

Future events of interest

Legal Issues in End of Life Care Masterclass
Tuesday 10 March 2015 
Hallam Conference Centre, London

Legal Issues in End of Life Care Masterclass
Tuesday 19 May 2015 
Hallam Conference Centre, London

Improving End of Life Care
Wednesday 20 May 2015 
Colmore Gate Conference Centre, Birmingham

Download: Dee Sissons

21 January 2015


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