About Patch

PATCH is the first charity specifically to support 24/7 specialist palliative care for patients in hospital.

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News

Doddie and PATCH are a winning team

22 May, 2017

Charity dinner raises over £8,000 to help fund palliative care projects in Borders.

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Dundas medal launched to commemorate Aberdeen consultant

27 April, 2017

Scottish charity PATCH and Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and collaborate to recognise those delivering best palliative care.

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“SPOT” Safer Prescription of Opioids Tool

3 April, 2017

PATCH funded the prototype stage of SPOT – a novel application that can be used on a range of mobile devices including laptops, tablets and smartphones to calculate painkiller dosages.

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The size of the problem

Many patients in hospital who have pain or complex symptoms do not have access to a palliative care specialist. PATCH is committed to changing this.

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Our people

The Board would like to thank everyone who has made PATCH possible.

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What is PATCH?

Patch is the first charity specifically to support 24/7 specialist palliative care for patients in Scottish hospitals. We will do this by funding hospitals to provide resources such as dedicated beds, staff, advisory services and research.

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Contact us

Contact us by email or by post.

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