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Glossary 

ACP

Advance Care Planning

ADA

After Death Analysis
(audit tool developed by GSF Centre to assess compliance with GSF standards)

CCG

Clinical Commissioning Group

COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

CQC

Care Quality Commission

CQUINS

Commissioning Quality and Innovations

CVA

Cerebrovascular Accident

CVE

Cardio Vascular Event

DN

District Nurse

DNAR

Do Not Attempt Resuscitation

DNACPR

Do Not Attempt Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

DNS

District Nursing Service

DOH

Department of Health

ECCA

English Community Care Association

EMIS

GP clinical software

EOLC

End of Life Care

GSF

Gold Standards Framework

GSF Centre

National GSF Centre for End of Life Care

GSFAH

GSF for Acute Hospitals

GSFCH

GSF for Care Homes

GSFCom

GSF for Community Hospitals

GSFDC

GSF for Domiciliary Care

GSFPC

GSF for Primary Care

LCP

Liverpool Care Pathway

LES

Locally Enhanced Service

LHB

Local Health Board (Wales)

Moodle

E-learning software platform

MUST

Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool

NAO

National Audit Office

NCA

National Care Association

NCF

National Care Forum

NICE

National Institute for Clinical Excellence

OOH

Out of Hours

PACA

Patients Anxiety's and Concerns Assessment

Passport information

Helpful information relating to a patients care that includes
preferences/advance care plan and other factors
(not just a standard referral letter)

PCT

Primary Care Trust (England)

PEPSICOLA

Physical, Emotional, Personal, Social Support,
Information/Communication, Control, Out of Hours,
Late, Afterwards (Part of GSF Portfolio of Resources)

PIG

Proactive Identification Guidance

PPC

Preferred Place of Care

PPD

Preferred Place of Death

QIP

Quality Improvement for Primary Care

QIPP

Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention

QOF

Quality and Outcomes Framework - Primary Care

RNHA

Registered Nursing Home Association

SCA

Supportive Care Analysis

SCIE

Social Care Institute for Excellence

SEA

Significant Event Analysis

SHA

Strategic Health Authority

SS

Social Services

VLZ

Virtual Learning Zone

VoD

Verification of Death

VoED

Verification of Expected Death

7C's

Communication, Coordination, Control of Symptoms,
Continuity of Care, Carers Support, Continued Learning,
Care of the Dying

 

Updated 6/2/17