Theme 6: Complexity at End of Life


  • Using experiences of Heart Failure as a starting point, we will characterize and explain the dimensions of complexity towards the end of life and develop robust models of its impact on interactions with service

  • Treatment decisions in the face of patient deterioration in hospital: development and implementation of treatment escalation plans (TEPs)

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  • Patient centred practice: Examining ways of reducing the burden of treatment experienced by people with life-limiting conditions

  • Experiences of long term, life-limiting conditions amongst patients and carers: a systematic review, qualitative meta-synthesis and conceptual modelling study

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  • An investigation of the natural history of decision making around treatment escalation in seriously unwell patients: A retrospective case note review

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How can I get involved?

Patient and public involvement is vital to the success of the CLAHRC. We would be pleased to hear from you if you are interested in becoming involved in our research and implementation.

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Meet the Team

Professor Carl May

Professor of Healthcare Innovation - Theme 6 lead

Carl May is Professor of Healthcare Innovation and leads the Complexity, Patient Experience, and Organizational Behaviour research p...

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Wed 07th June

1:00 - 4:00pm

Woolston, Southampton

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