Talking about dying How to begin honest conversations about what lies ahead

Talking about dying 2021 resources, from the Royal College of Physicians, offer advice and support for any doctor on holding conversations with patients soon after the diagnosis of a progressive or terminal condition, including frailty

COVID-19: Evidence-based advice for difficult conversations

From Professor Ruth Parry and colleagues for health and social care professionals. She has put together some evidence-based guidance. We hope this will be helpful to those of you who are likely to be having – and training people who will have - difficult conversations in the care of people with COVID-19. The evidence comes from research on thousands of difficult conversations recorded across various health and social care settings in the UK, Australia, and the US. If you would like a version with references to the original publications, please email the Real Talk team

 Source: Prof Ruth Parry University of Loughborough