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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Newcastle Hospitals Palliative Care and Transplant Teams Scoop National Award

14 November, 2018

The Dundas Medal has been awarded to the Specialist Palliative Care Team and Cardiothoracic Transplant Services at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital.

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Charity concert in aid of PATCH organised by the Friends of PATCH in the Borders

22 October, 2018

£3300 was raised in a concert attended by more than 100 supporters in the Great Hall at Lord Lothian’s Monteviot House home, near Ancrum.

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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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