About Patch

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

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Charity Cards 2021

23 November, 2021

This year’s card will have special appeal to many people. The atmospheric image of Fatlips Castle in the Scottish Borders was captured by talented Ancrum photographer, Andrew Macdonald.

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Let’s clarify what palliative care means: Documentary from Transplant TV

21 August, 2021

There is often some misinterpretation of what Palliative care means – thinking that it always comes only with end of life care.

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Palliative care during the pandemic

20 August, 2021

There has to be a time for taking stock of the impact of the pandemic – putting people and healthcare at the forefront of that reflection.

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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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