Following a successful local launch in Dundee, PATCH is delighted to announce its national launch taking place at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
PATCH National Launch
- Alastair Gibson Representing the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- Sir Michael Nairn PATCH Chairman
- Dr Pamela Levack PATCH Medical Director
- Professor Sir Alfred Cuschieri PATCH Patron
About the event
PATCH is having a national launch in order to raise awareness of the charity, communicate what we are trying to achieve and to bring together people who have influence within the field of medical care and related fields. The event is being kindly hosted by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
PATCH is the first charity specifically to support and identify ways to deliver 24/7 specialist end of life care for hospital patients. PATCH is totally committed to raising the profile of end of life care in hospitals and is working with government, hospices, other charities and professional bodies to do so.
The national launch follows a local launch hosted by the Lord Provost of Dundee last year.
Those who are ill and dying need the best of treatment but deserve more and this is where the three C’s come in – care, compassion and comfort, not just for those who are ill but also for their patients families during such difficult and trying times.
Bob Duncan, Lord Provost of Dundee
Only a minority of hospital patients in Scotland who could benefit from quality ‘palliative care’ at the end of their lives either receive or have access to it. PATCH is working hard to support the NHS and other organisations to identify the requirements and support to deliver them.
To arrange attendance or for more information about the event, get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org