About Patch

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

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News

First Chairman of PATCH retires

24 March, 2021

Sir Michael Nairn retires as PATCH’s chairman after seven years of outstanding leadership and growth.

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Marathon effort for PATCH from trainee doctors

4 November, 2020

The students made their mark in the marathon running, and chose a route which spelled out ‘PATCH’ across the city, raising £200.

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Dying Matters Awareness Week

14 May, 2020

This week is Dying Matters Awareness week, running from 11th to the 17th of May. This year’s theme is “Dying to be Heard”.

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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

Contact us by email or by post.

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