Tag Archives: palliative care

End of life care: What my job means to me

Published on Tue 2nd August by Amyholgate

Angie Carpenter, Healthcare Assistant, Palliative Care Home Support Some patients don’t want to talk about dying with me. Sometimes they do. I tell them to take each day as it comes, but I just can’t imagine what they are going through. Sometimes families are relieved to leave us to it, and some like to be […]

Feature: Palliative care

Published on Tue 2nd August by Amyholgate

“I often think about bringing octopus and fish home from the sea near our flat in Malta – I have some fantastic memories of the time John and I spent there. We had a wonderful 47 years together.” Edward remembers fondly the travelling he used to do with his partner, who died last year of […]

Summer edition of Community Health News: Out Now!

Published on Tue 19th July by Emily Cope

The Summer 2016 version of Bristol Community Health’s newspaper, Community Health News, has now been published and distributed to local GP surgeries, health centres and libraries across the city. If you haven’t been lucky enough to pick up a copy, you can download it from our website. Simply click here. Community Health News is packed […]

Making a difference to people’s lives when they need it most

Published on Wed 11th February by Nadia Tavana

Many of our services support patients to leave hospital quickly and manage their condition in the comfort of their own home. Here at Bristol Community Health, we also support patients who are approaching the end of their lives. Our Palliative Care Home Support Service (PCHS) provides nursing and personal care for patients who wish to […]

Bristol Care Coordination Centre for End of Life, including Palliative Care Home Support and Fast Track Service

Published on Tue 10th February by Nadia Tavana

What is the Bristol Care Coordination Centre (BCCC) for End of Life? The End of Life Care Coordination Centre coordinates care for patients in the last three months of life across Bristol. What does this service offer? We help patients to access the following services: Palliative Care Home Support (PCHS) Service Personal care and emotional support for […]