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Developing an MSCC Clinical G uideline for Primary care and Services in the Community. Paula Powell Consultant in Palliative medicine St helens and knowsley community palliative care team. Aims of Guidance. To support health professionals working in the community setting to;

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Developing an mscc clinical g uideline for primary care and services in the community

Developing an MSCC Clinical Guideline for Primary care and Services in the Community

Paula Powell

Consultant in Palliative medicine

St helens and knowsley community palliative care team


Aims of guidance

Aims of Guidance

  • To support health professionals working in the community setting to;

  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of MSCC.

  • Inform clinical assessment when MSCC suspected.

  • Advise what action needs to be taken.

  • Enhance engagement with hospitals and other specialist services to enable rapid investigation and appropriate treatment.


Consultation

Consultation

GPs – GP on consensus group, local GP Facilitators, GP cancer leads.

Palliative Care – Community Consultant and Acute Services Consultant, consultation via Palliative Care Clinical Network Group.

Oncology – oncology leads on consensus group and consultation with Oncology Clinical Network Group.

Neurosurgical – Surgical Lead for MSCC for Network


Disseminating the guidelines

Disseminating the Guidelines

Guideline available on Network website.

Guidelines produced in booklet and poster format for distribution into primary care.

Education sessions in primary care and acute settings.

Booklet for patients.

Alert card.


Benefits of collaborative approach

Benefits of collaborative approach

Whole patient journey considered.

Education for patients and health professionals.

Clinical expertise shared.

Opportunities for collaborative review and evaluation of impact.


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