Palliative care

Online resources

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

BMJ Best Practice– Free access to up to date health evidence.

NICE Clinical Guidelines

NICE Pathways.

Palliative Care Northumbria (only available to view on trust computers)


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 offer a range of booklets on topics such as  managing pain, looking after yourself and  what to do when someone dies. 



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 Browzine 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.


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