Tagged: End of Life care

Government backs businesses with £5 million funding boost

The Department of Health has today announced £5 million of funding for businesses to come up with new products or services that will help improve the experience of people with mental health illnesses and people at the end of their … Read more → – Government backs businesses with £5 million funding boost

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New research reveals true regional picture of end of life care

Wide variations in the quality of end of life care across the country were revealed in statistics published today by the Office of National Statistics. The VOICES survey, which is based on the experiences of bereaved people and the quality … Read more → – New research reveals true regional picture of end of life care

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New rights for NHS patients

Proposed changes to the NHS Constitution will give patients stronger rights Health Minister Norman Lamb announced today. Single sex accommodation will be included in the constitution for the first time, along with stronger rights for patients to be told about … Read more → – New rights for NHS patients

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First national survey of bereaved people shines light on end of life care

In a world first, the Government has turned the spotlight on the quality of care received by people in the last three months of their life.  In a ground breaking survey published today the Office for National Statistics reports significant … Read more → – First national survey of bereaved people shines light on end of life care

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£60 million boost for hospices

Hospices are to benefit from up to £60 million of funding to help improve the quality of care for people nearing the end of their lives, Care Services Minister Paul Burstow announced today. The funding – which is open to … Read more → – £60 million boost for hospices

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Speech: 26 September 2011, Andrew Lansley, Help the Hospices

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you Michael [Howard, chair of Board of Trustees]. There are few people better qualified than you are to talk about the relentless cut and thrust of British politics. We all know what we’re getting into, of … Read more → – Speech: 26 September 2011, Andrew Lansley, Help the Hospices

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