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Healthcare workers skills : perceived competence and experiences of end-of-life care in community hospitals.

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Healthcare workers skills : perceived competence and experiences of end-of-life care in community hospitals. / Payne, Sheila; Hawker, Sheila; Kerr, Chris; Seamark, David; Jarrett, Nicola; Roberts, Helen; Smith, Helen.

In: Progress in Palliative Care, Vol. 15, No. 3, 06.2007, p. 118-125.

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Payne, S, Hawker, S, Kerr, C, Seamark, D, Jarrett, N, Roberts, H & Smith, H 2007, 'Healthcare workers skills : perceived competence and experiences of end-of-life care in community hospitals.', Progress in Palliative Care, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 118-125. https://doi.org/10.1179/096992607X196033

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Payne, S., Hawker, S., Kerr, C., Seamark, D., Jarrett, N., Roberts, H., & Smith, H. (2007). Healthcare workers skills : perceived competence and experiences of end-of-life care in community hospitals. Progress in Palliative Care, 15(3), 118-125. https://doi.org/10.1179/096992607X196033

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Payne, Sheila ; Hawker, Sheila ; Kerr, Chris ; Seamark, David ; Jarrett, Nicola ; Roberts, Helen ; Smith, Helen. / Healthcare workers skills : perceived competence and experiences of end-of-life care in community hospitals. In: Progress in Palliative Care. 2007 ; Vol. 15, No. 3. pp. 118-125.

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title = "Healthcare workers skills : perceived competence and experiences of end-of-life care in community hospitals.",
abstract = "Abstract: Objectives: To understand the knowledge, skills and confidence of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers in delivering end-of-life care in community hospitals. Research design: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was carried out to evaluate doctors', nurses' and other staff's self-reported knowledge and confidence in delivering general aspects of end-of-life care in six community hospitals in the South West and South East of England. Approximately 900 hours of non-participant observation was conducted. Participants: Staff associated with community hospitals were invited to complete a questionnaire and 346 questionnaires were distributed, with 125 returned (response rate 36%). The sample consisted of: medical staff (n = 31), nursing staff (n = 44), health care assistants (n = 22) and other professional workers (n = 28). Results: Staff reported having knowledge, skills and confidence in symptom control but had less expertise in psychological, spiritual and bereavement care. End-of-life care needs to be delivered by a multidisciplinary team. Our findings indicate that further education is required in psychosocial care.",
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AU - Roberts, Helen

AU - Smith, Helen

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AB - Abstract: Objectives: To understand the knowledge, skills and confidence of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers in delivering end-of-life care in community hospitals. Research design: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was carried out to evaluate doctors', nurses' and other staff's self-reported knowledge and confidence in delivering general aspects of end-of-life care in six community hospitals in the South West and South East of England. Approximately 900 hours of non-participant observation was conducted. Participants: Staff associated with community hospitals were invited to complete a questionnaire and 346 questionnaires were distributed, with 125 returned (response rate 36%). The sample consisted of: medical staff (n = 31), nursing staff (n = 44), health care assistants (n = 22) and other professional workers (n = 28). Results: Staff reported having knowledge, skills and confidence in symptom control but had less expertise in psychological, spiritual and bereavement care. End-of-life care needs to be delivered by a multidisciplinary team. Our findings indicate that further education is required in psychosocial care.

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