About Patch

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

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Spreading the wings of generosity as Edinburgh’s Dragonfly Agency sponsors charity cards for fifth year

5 July, 2022

Edinburgh marketing agency helps to raise £11,000 for Scottish palliative care charity PATCH.

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PATCH encourages communities to get talking as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week

4 May, 2022

PATCH is this week supporting Dying Matters Awareness Week (2-6 May), as part of a national campaign to open up conversations around death and dying, how and where we die, and what care and support we have in place.

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Dr Roger Flint awarded a prestigious Harvard HealthTech Fellowship.

6 February, 2022

In 2016, PATCH was the first organisation to fund Dr Flint in the development of his SPOT (Safer Prescribing of Opioids Tool) software as a medical device app.

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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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