About Patch

PATCH is the first charity specifically to support 24/7 specialist palliative care for patients in hospital.

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PATCH charity supports End of Life Care student project

11 March, 2019

The Chairman of the Scottish palliative care charity PATCH, Sir Michael Nairn, has visited Ninewells Hospital to meet with clinicians and final year medical students involved in an innovative communications programme.

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PATCH funds three palliative care courses for band 5 nurses in Glasgow hospitals

4 March, 2019

Following a successful first course in 2018, PATCH is funding two further nursing courses in 2019.

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Ladies who lunch support palliative care charity 

5 February, 2019

Fifty ladies from the Borders and further afield met for lunch on Friday 7 December to raise funds to support the work of the charity PATCH (Palliation and the Caring Hospital).

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The size of the problem

Many patients in hospital who have pain or complex symptoms do not have access to a palliative care specialist. PATCH is committed to changing this.

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Our people

The Board would like to thank everyone who has made PATCH possible.

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What is PATCH?

Patch is the first charity specifically to support 24/7 specialist palliative care for patients in Scottish hospitals. We will do this by funding hospitals to provide resources such as dedicated beds, staff, advisory services and research.

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