TayPEOLC Projects

The TayPEOLC MCN is engaged in supporting a number of palliative & end of life care projects in Tayside.

These include:


The MCN has recently begun a piece of collaborative work with colleagues in Perth & Kinross HSCP (led by Emma Oram, Learning and Development Officer , Perth and Kinross Council) as part of the Truacanta Project . This is a new Scottish Parternship for Palliative Care (SPPC) initiative to support local communities across Scotland who are interested in taking action to improve people's experiences of death, dying , loss and care. Perth & Kinross was one of 11 shortlisted Truacanta 'communities' and it has recently been announced that our application has been successful. Discussions are underway with colleagues in education and children's services in in Perth & Kinross Council around the MCN proposal which is to work with primary school children to capture their imagination in creating artwork around loss and grief, thinking about how some people are not going to get better, and what this means to them. Through the children’s pictures and words, the aim is to promote human relational care and practical kindness as a key asset in compassionate communities. The artwork can then become a resource to be shared widely for people who have been bereaved. This blog provides further information about this and the other project ideas which will form part of this work':



'To Absent Friends' Perthshire

 An important aspect of the Truacanta application process was to engage with local communities about our ideas for the project and also importantly to hear from them what they felt it would be good to focus on.  'To Absent Friends' Perthshire was held on November 15th 2019, in the Perth Civic Hall.

This was a community event, connecting people in Perthshire through shared experiences and stories. There was an exhibition celebrating traditions, photographs, music and poetry of remembrance. Members of the public were invited to pop in for some tea and cake and share memories of someone who is no longer with us and whose life they wanted to celebrate.







Macmillan Building on the Best Programme


Shared decision-making in the acute setting


Developing an Action Care Plan for the Adult Palliative & End of Life Plan, Angus Health & Social Care Patnership 

An implementation group is being establsihed to oversee the development and implementation of the PEOLC Action Plan for Angus.