Tagged: end of life care

Learning from people’s experience of last days of life and the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP)

On 26 November 2012, Norman Lamb held a roundtable meeting to explore the concerns raised in recent media coverage of the Liverpool Care Pathway. The meeting concluded it was important to understand what lay behind the reports of poor quality … Read more → – Learning from people’s experience of last days of life and the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP)

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£1.8 million for fairer funding for end of life care

The Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley, has announced £1.8 million of funding to develop a new fairer funding system for end of life care. The current system does not work well enough. Some patients and their families receive excellent care and … Read more → – £1.8 million for fairer funding for end of life care

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End of life care for prisoners: a practical guide

‘The route to success in end of life care – achieving quality in prisons and for prisoners’ is a new publication from the National End of Life Care Programme which aims to help professionals working with people nearing the end … Read more → – End of life care for prisoners: a practical guide

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New patient charter on end of life care

GP practices are being asked to display a new patient charter on end of life care, which contains seven pledges to make the last few weeks and days of a person’s life as comfortable as possible. The charter was created … Read more → – New patient charter on end of life care

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End of Life Care guidance and resources

A practical guide published by the National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCP) aims to improve the end of life care of people with learning disabilities – including the increasing numbers living into old age. The route to success in … Read more → – End of Life Care guidance and resources

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