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Patient COVID-19 Serious Illness Conversation Guide – guide to support conversations with patients

16th November, 2021

This guide was developed to support clinicians to have conversations with patients about their COVID-19 diagnosis and what that might mean for them.

The guide is a set of structured questions to help clinicians who do not come from a palliative care background, have conversations with seriously ill people and their whānau about what is most important to them if time were limited and/or their functional abilities were to change.

Last updated: 16th November, 2021