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Additional information on medicines used in symptom control

This leaflet contains further information on your medicines and the way that we sometimes use them in palliative care. If you have any more questions please ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist. ...read full leaflet

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Advance Care Planning

This leaflet explains how to consider your choices and preferences for the future - if you have any other questions, we hope you will talk them over with a member of staff who will be glad to help. ...read full leaflet

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Barrier Nursing

This leaflet aims to answer questions that you or your visitors may have about barrier nursing. We hope to answer your concerns by concentrating on the most commonly asked questions. If you have any more questions please ask your doctor or nurse. ...read full leaflet

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Breathlessness

This leaflet will provide you with basic advice to help you manage your breathlessness. It is intended to act as a reminder following a physiotherapy session - please ask if you have any questions. ...read full leaflet

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Caring for someone with advanced dementia

This leaflet has been compiled by nurses from the Care Home Project Team at St Christopher’s in collaboration with nurses from dementia care units to help support relatives of people with advanced dementia living and dying in care homes. ...read full leaflet

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Choosing and moving to a care home

This leaflet aims to provide helpful information for people who are considering moving to a care home. It is particularly for inpatients at St Christopher’s Hospice and their families, or for people being helped by St Christopher’s or Harris HospisCare home care teams. ...read full leaflet

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Clostridium difficile (C.diff)

This leaflet gives you information on Clostridium difficile (C.diff) and how St Christopher’s is working to control it. ...read full leaflet

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

You have been referred to the cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) clinic here at St Christopher’s Hospice either because you have asked for some help or because a member of the team has suggested that you come. This leaflet aims to answer some of the more common questions about CBT and help you understand a little more about what to expect. ...read full leaflet

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Coming to St Christopher’s Hospice as an inpatient

This leaflet explains what you can expect as an inpatient at St Christopher’s. We hope to answer your concerns by concentrating on the most commonly asked questions. If you have any more questions please ask your doctor or nurse. ...read full leaflet

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Community support volunteers

This leaflet explains what you can expect from the St Christopher's Group community support volunteer service. We hope to answer the most commonly asked questions. If you have any more questions please ask your doctor or nurse. ...read full leaflet

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