John Ellershaw

Summary

Affiliation: Marie Curie Hospice
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) influencing the UK national agenda on care of the dying
    John E Ellershaw
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute, Liverpool L25 8QA, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:132-4. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Audit of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient in a Dutch cancer hospital
    Laetitia Veerbeek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Palliat Care 22:305-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking: a useful tool for informing and improving care of the dying?
    John Ellershaw
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool, Speke Road, Woolton, Liverpool, L25 8QA, UK
    Support Care Cancer 16:813-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Whose decision is it anyway? Planning future care at the end of life for care home residents
    Tamsin McGlinchey
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A29. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint The Liverpool Care Pathway in hospices: an exploratory study of doctor and nurse perceptions
    Maureen Gambles
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, Marie Curie Hospice, Speke Road, Woolton, Liverpool L25 8QA, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 12:414-21. 2006
  6. doi request reprint A living community presence: evaluating a care of the dying volunteer service
    Kate Nolan
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A2. 2014
  7. pmc Care of the dying patient: the last hours or days of life
    John Ellershaw
    Marie Curie Centre Liverpool, Speke Road, Liverpool L25 8QA
    BMJ 326:30-4. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Respiratory tract secretions in the dying patient: a comparison between glycopyrronium and hyoscine hydrobromide
    Heino Hugel
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, UK
    J Palliat Med 9:279-84. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the dying patient in the acute hospital setting
    Barbara A Jack
    Edge Hill College School of Health Studies, University Hospital Aintree, Longmore Lane, Liverpool, L9 7AL, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 9:375-81. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Investigation of biological changes at the end of life--a systematic review
    Seamus Coyle
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A39. 2014

Collaborators

  • Stephen Mason
  • Maureen Gambles
  • B A Jack
  • Andrew Dickman
  • Heino Hugel
  • Alistair McKeown
  • Tamsin McGlinchey
  • Rebecca Bancroft
  • Philip Saltmarsh
  • Andrew F Khodabukus
  • Catriona Mayland
  • Kate Nolan
  • Gerard Corcoran
  • Seamus Coyle
  • Kate Matthews
  • Laetitia Veerbeek
  • C Jack
  • Trevor Cox
  • Angela West
  • Alison Germain
  • Carolyn Lees
  • Maria Debattista
  • Lia van Zuylen
  • Aruna Hodgson
  • Lynda Brook
  • Carin C D van der Rijt
  • Muriel Barber
  • Michelle Williams
  • Agnes van der Heide
  • Siebe J Swart
  • Lynne Jones
  • Deborah Murphy

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint The Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) influencing the UK national agenda on care of the dying
    John E Ellershaw
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute, Liverpool L25 8QA, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:132-4. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Audit of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient in a Dutch cancer hospital
    Laetitia Veerbeek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Palliat Care 22:305-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking: a useful tool for informing and improving care of the dying?
    John Ellershaw
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool, Speke Road, Woolton, Liverpool, L25 8QA, UK
    Support Care Cancer 16:813-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the utility of participating in two benchmarking exercises to assess the care delivered to patients in the dying phase using the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP)...
  4. doi request reprint Whose decision is it anyway? Planning future care at the end of life for care home residents
    Tamsin McGlinchey
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A29. 2014
    ..Accordingly, a study is currently engaged in the Care Home (CH) setting to assess the impact that ACP discussions have on all participants; residents, relatives/friends and healthcare professionals...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Liverpool Care Pathway in hospices: an exploratory study of doctor and nurse perceptions
    Maureen Gambles
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, Marie Curie Hospice, Speke Road, Woolton, Liverpool L25 8QA, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 12:414-21. 2006
    ..It is a multiprofessional document providing an evidence-based framework for the dying phase. Widely used in hospitals it has now been adopted for use in hospices...
  6. doi request reprint A living community presence: evaluating a care of the dying volunteer service
    Kate Nolan
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A2. 2014
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  7. pmc Care of the dying patient: the last hours or days of life
    John Ellershaw
    Marie Curie Centre Liverpool, Speke Road, Liverpool L25 8QA
    BMJ 326:30-4. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Respiratory tract secretions in the dying patient: a comparison between glycopyrronium and hyoscine hydrobromide
    Heino Hugel
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, UK
    J Palliat Med 9:279-84. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the dying patient in the acute hospital setting
    Barbara A Jack
    Edge Hill College School of Health Studies, University Hospital Aintree, Longmore Lane, Liverpool, L9 7AL, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 9:375-81. 2003
    ..The results suggest that the nurses have generally found that the LCP had a positive impact on patients, their families and also on nurses and doctors. This article will explore these benefits, as well as potential barriers to its use...
  10. doi request reprint Investigation of biological changes at the end of life--a systematic review
    Seamus Coyle
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A39. 2014
    ..Diagnosing when someone is in the last days of their life is an ongoing difficulty for clinicians. There is often significant clinical uncertainty and modern medical science is poor at predicting how or when patients will die...
  11. doi request reprint Anticipatory care planning: understanding the impact that talking about planning for future care has on relatives/friends of care home residents
    Tamsin McGlinchey
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A17. 2014
    ..A recommendation for this study was that the term Anticipatory Care Planning (AnCP) would be used to describe the planning process. Phase 2 of this project is now underway...
  12. doi request reprint Caring for those who die at home - the use and validation of 'care of the dying evaluation' (code) with bereaved relatives
    Catriona Mayland
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A40. 2014
    ..CODE is a shortened, more user-friendly version of an original validated instrument, 'Evaluating Care and Health Outcomes-for the Dying' (ECHO-D)...
  13. doi request reprint And what if there is no advance care planning? A review of the literature in shared decision making with family as proxy in dying hospital patients
    Andrew F Khodabukus
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 4:A5-6. 2014
    ..The place of SDM outside of the classical HCP-individual patient consultation is being increasingly explored to address these additional factors behind decision-making...
  14. ncbi request reprint NSAIDs: gastroprotection or selective COX-2 inhibitor?
    Andrew Dickman
    Marie Curie Centre, Woolton, Liverpool, UK
    Palliat Med 18:275-86. 2004
    ..This review discusses the merits of both options and devises a treatment strategy for the safe and cost-effective use of these drugs in the palliative care population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Care of the dying: is pain control compromised or enhanced by continuation of the fentanyl transdermal patch in the dying phase?
    John E Ellershaw
    Marie Curie Center, Speke Road, Woolton, Liverpool L25 8QA, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 24:398-403. 2002
    ..This study showed that pain control was not compromised in the dying phase with continued use of the fentanyl patch...
  16. ncbi request reprint Renal failure and specialist palliative care: an assessment of current referral practice
    Alistair McKeown
    Nephrology, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:454-8. 2008
    ..This retrospective audit assessed the referral practice for patients with end-stage renal failure from the nephrology service to the specialist palliative care team in a large teaching hospital in the north-west of England...
  17. doi request reprint Undergraduate training in palliative medicine: is more necessarily better?
    Stephen R Mason
    Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, UK
    Palliat Med 24:306-9. 2010
    ..Interpreted through the theoretical model employed, improved self-efficacy and outcome expectancies will result in behavioural change that leads to improved practice and better patient care...
  18. ncbi request reprint 'If only someone had told me ...' a review of the care of patients dying in hospital
    John E Ellershaw
    Clin Med 3:483. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Towards a good death: the impact of the care of the dying pathway in an acute stroke unit
    C Jack
    Age Ageing 33:625-6. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Enhancing hospital nurses' knowledge of palliative care: a network nurse programme
    Barbara A Jack
    Edge Hill College Faculty of Health, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:502-6. 2004
    ..Support and networking opportunities were also identified. This article discusses the programme, the evaluation findings and makes suggestions for further research...
  21. ncbi request reprint Developing the Liverpool Care Pathway for the dying child
    Kate Matthews
    The Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute, Liverpool
    Paediatr Nurs 18:18-21. 2006
    ..The aim of this work is to facilitate the delivery and recording of optimum care for all dying children and their families...
  22. ncbi request reprint The prevalence, key causes and management of insomnia in palliative care patients
    Heino Hugel
    Marie Curie Center, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:316-21. 2004
    ..We conclude that insomnia is a common symptom in terminally ill patients and that improved symptom control should be a priority in the management of insomnia in this group of patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of cancer patients and nurse specialist's symptom-assessment scores, in an acute hospital
    Barbara Jack
    Edge Hill College, School of Health Studies, University Hospital, Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L97AL, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 7:130-1. 2003