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HECS3088 Module Reading List

Patient Focused Palliative Care, 2019/20
Janet Holt
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


Department of Health.2008 End of Life Care Strategy- Promoting Quality Care for all Adults at the End of Life. London: Crown Publications [online] [Accessed 11/12/2015] Available from: ttps://  

Faull, C. et al. eds. 2012. Handbook of Palliative Care 3rd ed. New Jersey: Wiley- Blackwell.  

Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People. 2014 One chance to get it right: Improving people’s experience of care in the last few days and hours of life. [Online] [accessed 11/12/2015] Available from:   

National Palliative and End of Life Care Partnership (2015) Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care: A national framework for local action 2015-2020 [Online] [accessed 11/12/2015] Available from:  

National Institute for Health and care Excellence. 2011 (updated 2017) End of life care for adults, Quality standard [QS13] [Online] Available from:   

National Institute for Health and care Excellence. 2017 Care of dying adults in the last days of life [QS144] [Online] Available from:   

Nicol, J. and Nyatanga, B. 2014 Palliative and end of life care in nursing - Transforming Nursing in Practice Series London: Sage    

Walshe,C., Preston,N. and Johnston,B.eds. 2018 Palliative Care Nursing: Principles and Evidence for Practice 3rd ed. London: Open University Press   

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Gott, M. and Ingleton,C. eds 2011 Living with ageing and dying : palliative and end of life care for older people.Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 Hughes, J.C. and Baldwin, C. 2006 Ethical issues in dementia care : making difficult decisions - Bradford Dementia Group Good Practice Guide. London Jessica Kingsley Publications.

 Lloyd-Williams, M. 2008. Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 Lugton, J. 2002. Communicating with Dying People and their Relatives. Oxon: Radcliffe Medical Press Ltd

 Margerson, C. and Trenoweth, S. eds. 2010 Developing holistic care for long-term conditions Oxen: Routledge

Mannix,K. 2018 With the end in mind : dying, death and wisdom in an age of denial ISBN: 9780008210885 (hardback); 9780008245597 (paperback) London:HarperCollins  

Middleton-Green, L., Chatterjee,J., Russell,S., Downs, M. eds. 2017 End of life care for people with dementia : a person-centred approach ISBN: 9781849050470 (pbk.)- Bradford Dementia Group Good Practice Guide. London: Jessica Kingsley Publications.  

Cherny, N. et al. eds. 2015 Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine 5th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Quill, E. and Miller, F.G. eds. 2014 Palliative care and ethics Oxford: Oxford University Press

Regnard,C and Dean, M. 2010 A Guide to Symptom Relief in Palliative Care 6th ed. London: Radcliffe Publishing.

Stanworth, R. 2003 Recognizing spiritual needs in people who are dying Oxford: Oxford University Press

Twycross, R and Wilcock, A eds. 2016 Introducing palliative care ISBN: 9780992846725 paperback; 0992846722 paperback 5th ed. Nottingham: Ltd  

Wilson, J. 2014 Supporting people through loss and grief : an introduction for counsellors and other caring practitioners London: Jessica Kingsley publishers

Silverman, J., Kurtz, S. and Draper, J. 2013 Skills for Communicating with Patients 3rd ed London:CRC Press  

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This list was last updated on 02/11/2018