Palliative Care Formulary
What is the Lancashire and South Cumbria palliative care formulary?
The LSC Palliative Care Formulary is taken from the the Lancashire and South Cumbria Palliative Care Clinical Practice Summary. Entries can be filtered or searched by using the search bar.
The summary has been developed by the North West Coast Clinical Network supported by LSCMMG. Information relating to the North West Coast Clinical Network can be found here.
How can I access the Lancashire and South Cumbria Palliative Care Clinical Practice Summary?
The Lancashire and South Cumbria Palliative Care Clinical Practice Summary can be accessed by clinical area below. Each formulary entry links to the full guideline and the relevant section of the guideline for quick reference.
- Complex pain
- Nausea and vomiting
- Bowel obstruction
- Corticosteroids in palliative care
- Palliative care emergencies
- Care in the last weeks or days of life
Please note that the Clinical Practice Summary cannot replace advice from experienced clinicians. Fundamental to the practice of palliative and end of life care is the individualised care of the patient and those important to them. If symptoms fail to respond to usual measures, or you are concerned that the guidance here may not be appropriate to the clinical situation you are in, please contact your local specialist palliative care service for advice.