Priority 12 from the Palliative and end of life care PSP
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|Why can't doctors and clinicians be more honest and clear in their explanations about end of life and prognosis? ~ Why are the patients, carers and families not told about what to expect during the last couple of days/hours before passing? ~ More information about the extreme side of end of a life should be available to help plan better. ~ What is the policy about being honest with carers? ~ My mum was quite stubborn and did not really want anyone else involved,how would you talk to her?
|Professionals x 2 ~ Bereaved carers x 1
|Outcomes to be measured
|Health related quality of life; health related cost.
|PSP unique ID
|Palliative and end of life care
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|83 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|21 November 2014