New guide to help prepare people on what to expect when someone they know is dying
26 March 2015
A new guide which prepares people on what to expect when someone is dying has today been published by the National Council for Palliative Care.
‘What to expect when someone important to you is dying’ aims to demystify the dying process so that people better understand the changes that can happen to their loved ones in the last days of life.
NCPC wins national award for supporting people at end of life
18 March 2015
The National Council for Palliative Care has beaten more than 350 charities to win a national award for supporting people at the end of life.
New guidance published on cardiovascular IEDs at the end of life
17 March 2015
The Resuscitation Council (UK), the British Cardiovascular Society and the National Council for Palliative Care have created new guidance on cardiovascular implanted electronic devices in people towards the end of life, during cardiopulmonary resuscitation and after death
Health Committee Report on End of Life Care: Comment from the National Council for Palliative Care
16 March 2015
In a report published yesterday, the Health Select Committee looks at the state of end of life care since the independent Review of the Liverpool Care Pathway, chaired by Baroness Neuberger, and found great variation in quality and practice across both acute and community settings. It makes a number of recommendations for improvement, and in particular recommends that social care should be free at the end of life.
Every Moment Counts: A new vision for coordinated care for people near the end of life calls for brave conversations
2 March 2015
Every Moment Counts: a narrative for person centred coordinated care for people near the end of life, published today, sets out how good, coordinated – or integrated – care looks to people near the end of life and is written from their point of view.
Public Health England launches two new consultations
2 March 2015
England's statutory public health body seeks responses on end of life care co-ordination and individual-level data collection.