About Patch

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

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Unscheduled care attendance by people with advanced cancer is significantly greater than previously estimated

10 December, 2019

A new paper studies the use of any NHS unscheduled care for people with advanced cancer, where previous papers have only focused on A&E. Initial funding for this research was provided by PATCH.

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Stuck for present ideas? PATCH has an answer

8 December, 2019

Available to buy: PATCH note cards and Christmas Cards.

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Driving to improve palliative care

9 October, 2019

Seven four-ball golf teams played in a Texas Scramble on Friday 6th September to raise money for the charity PATCH.

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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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Contact us by email or by post.

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