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CQC publish review of do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation decisions during COVID-19CQC publish review of do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation decisions during COVID-19

CQC have published their review of the use of Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) decisions during COVID-19.

The report highlights the importance of any DNACPR decisions being made on an individual basis as part of advanced care planning, with the involvement of individuals, in a personalised, caring and compassionate way and at an appropriate time.

Read the report: Protect, respect, connect - decisions about living and dying well during COVID-19

The report makes a number of recommendations including the need to ensure people are at the centre of conversations about decisions around advanced care planning, the need for suitably trained staff to have such conversations, and the need to keep clear records of discussions.

Read more about the recommendations

Alongside this, Compassion in Dying have publised a report: Better understanding better outcomes: what we've learned about DNACPR decisions before and during the Coronavirus pandemic


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