Helpful resources from our Italian colleagues

We would like to thank Società Italiana di Cure Palliative, Dott.ssa Danila Valenti, and Dott. Simone Veronese for providing the following documents in English:

  • Communication toolkit to help general staff with patient / family conversations – what to say and how view pdf    view editable Word version
  • Tool for sharing clinical and care pathways between professionals working in hospital and palliative care services caring for COVID-19 positive patients view pdf 
  • Palliative care team referral form – to help quickly capture the relevant information view pdf   view editable Word version
  • Example of operational guidelines  - specific to one locality, but may help palliative care professionals to think through the operational steps needed view pdf