Palliative care

Online resources

UpToDate- UpToDate produces a summary of What’s new in palliative care


BMA End of Life Care Report

The BMA recently completed a project exploring the experiences, views, and perceptions of doctors and the public on end-of-life care and physician-assisted dying.
The final report has been published in three separate volumes and electronic versions of these reports can be found at

Marie Curie Helper Service leaflet


This journal has a direct link (but you will still need your NHS Athens username and password):

BMC palliative care

International Journal of Palliative Nursing


For many other journals go to My journals and log in with your NHS Athens username and password.


If you are looking for an article but you can’t find the full text online, fill in this request form, and we will obtain a copy of the article for you (there may be a charge for this service).



See our up-to-date list of palliative care books


We have recently purchased a collection of Oxford e-books.  Click on the titles below to read the books online.  You will need an NHS Athens account.


Emergencies in Palliative Care

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Oxford Handbook of Pain Management

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work


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