COVID-19 Episode 5: End of Life Care

A current concern for primary care clinicians is how to manage end of life care in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lisa and Sara are joined by Dr Liam Hosie, Dr Adam Firth and Dr Viren Mehta who have sifted through the key information and guidelines that are available on this topic.

We talk about:

  • ​Advanced care planning
  • Common symptoms for patients with COVID-19 at the end of life
  • Discuss 5 guidelines (including NICE, RCGP, Hospice UK) relevant to this topic and some take home messages
  • Anticipatory medication and stock issues
  • Post death support for families and for clinicians

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