Priority 16 from the Palliative and end of life care PSP

UNCERTAINTY:  What are the best modes of palliative care in an acute setting, such as a hospital?  (JLA PSP Priority 16)
Overall ranking 16
JLA question ID 0026/16

None identified

Health Research Classification System category  Generic
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples If there were specialist palliative care paramedics working in conjunction with hospices would this provide reassurance and immediate access care and support?  ~   Is it possible to have more palliative clinical nurse specialist in acute hospitals to assist in the care support and treatment of patient and families who will also assist in the feedback of information to other professionals involved in the care?
Submitted by Carers x 2  ~  Bereaved Carers x 2  ~  Professionals x 2 
Outcomes to be measured Health related quality of life, good death, Change in symptoms or change in management of symptoms, adverse effects or complications
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0026
PSP name 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