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Pay For A Day

You can choose any day of the year to do this. You may wish to choose a date that is special to you. We welcome you into the Macmillan Unit on your chosen day if you wish, to see the work you are supporting. We will present you with a certificate of thanks, and we will acknowledge your contribution on this page.

To find out more about Pay for a Day please call the charity office on 01202 477628 or email neal@macmillanlocal.org

Irene Lawrence 1924-2016. “A happy life well lived & still our Birthday Girl every 25th May”. On 25th May our Rehabilitation Team have been funded in memory of Irene, pictured here on her 90th birthday. We are so grateful for this generous gift.

Avril Pickup (nee Walkham) 1960-2014. “Mother, Nana and friend to many. Full of fun and laughter. 8.3.1.” On 23rd July our Family Support Team has been funded in memory of Avril, pictured here on her surprise 50th Birthday. We are so grateful for this generous gift.

Margaret Hawkes 1901-1990. “The memory of your love and your smile is still with us especially on 27th December, your Birthday”. On 27th December our Day Centre has been funded in memory of Margaret, We are so grateful for this generous gift.

Debbie West 1963-2018. “Remembering Debbie with love on her birthday 21st March. Wonderfully nursed and cared for by the whole nursing staff and team at the Macmillan Unit Christchurch”. On 21st March our Community Nurses have been funded in memory of Debbie. We are so grateful for this generous gift.

Barbara-Anne 1952-2021. “My Darling. Although the physical bond has been broken, the bond of love is steadfast”.  On 14th August our Patient and Family Support Team has been funded in memory of Barbara-Anne. We are so grateful for this generous gift.

List of pharmacies 

 Pharmacy name and address

Phone Number

100 hour pharmacy

 Locality

Asda Pharmacy

St Pauls Road, Bournemouth,BH8 8DL

01202 298900

Yes

Bournemouth East

Castle Lane Pharmacy
482 Castle Lane West Bournemouth, BH8 9UD

01202 772110

Yes

Bournemouth West

Ferndown Pharmacy
487 Ringwood Road, Ferndown, BH22 9AG

01202 892666

Yes

East Dorset

Tesco Extra Pharmacy
Yarrow Road, Mannings Heath Poole, BH12 4NX

01202 457447 or 01202 367447

Yes

Parkstone

Asda Pharmacy
West Quay Road, Poole, BH15 1JQ

01202 207000

Yes

Poole Central

Equipment – www.redcross.org.uk Is useful for wheelchairs and other equipment

Guide for people nearing end stage of life : https://intranet.rbch.nhs.uk/uploads/palliative/documents/What-to-Expect.pdf

Brief Drugs List for GPs

 

Pain/breathlessness:

Morphine sulphate 2.5-5mg SC PRN (10mg in 1ml injection)

(alternative if taking PO or eGFR<30 – Oxycodone 1 – 2.5mg SC PRN (10mg in 1ml injection))

[Please take background opioid into account when prescribing doses for anticipatories]

Anxiety/distress:

Midazolam 2.5-5mg SC PRN (10mg in 2ml injection)

Secretions:

Glycopyrronium 200mcg SC PRN (600mcg in 3ml injection)

(alternative for secretions: Hyoscine Butylbromide 20mg/ml injection)

Nausea :

Levomepromazine 6.25mg SC PRN (25mg in 1ml injection)

(alternative for nausea: Haloperidol 1.5mg SC PRN (5mg in 1ml injection)

Water for injection

Dexamethasone 3.3mg SC OD-BD (equivalent to 4mg PO) if risk of steroid withdrawal/Addisons during terminal phase.

Day/Time Example Timetable
Monday - AM

9am MMU Ward Hand over; 9:30am Tour of MMU

10m Consultant Ward Round, MMU

Monday - PM

12pm Ward Nurses - syringe driver administration (treatment room)

1:30 Nursing Handover – MMU (ward office)

MMU – Admission Assessment(s) with ward doctor

Tuesday - AM

9am Ward Hand over

9:20am Referrals Meeting on MMU

10am Community visiting with Specialist Nurse

Tuesday - PM

12:30 Journal Club – MMU (doctors office)

2pm Introduction to Patient and Family Support Team

3pm Introduction to Welfare and benefits Advisor

Wednesday - AM

9am Ward Hand over

9:20am Referrals Meeting on MMU

10am Consultant ward round - MMU

Wednesday - PM

2pm Doctor/Nurse Home Visit with Specialty Doctor

Thursday - AM

9:15am Multi-Disciplinary Team Meeting on MMU

Thursday - PM

2pm Introduction to Palliative Rehabilitation with Physiotherapist

3pm Introduction to Complex Discharge Planning in terminal illness

Friday - AM

Hospital Palliative Care Team Ward Visits

Friday - PM

2pm Introduction to Personalised Care Plan for the Last Days of Life with End of Life Care Nurse

4pm Debrief / sign off