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‘Best Practice in care coordination for palliative and end of life care services: information for commissioners’
19 June 2017
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) have released new information for commissioners
New edition of Good Decision Making is the best guide to the Mental Capacity Act and end of life care
7 June 2017
The second edition of the best-selling Good Decision Making has been published by NCPC.
Palliative care need set to increase by 42% by 2040
18 May 2017
A new report in the journal BMC Medicine forecasts that demand for palliative care in England and Wales will increase by 42% by 2040. This means that an additional 160,00 people per year will need palliative care by 2040.
NCPC and Hospice UK boards agree to begin process of merger
31 March 2017
On Wednesday 29th March, the trustee boards of both Hospice UK and the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) agreed to work towards the merger of the two organisations. The process of due diligence and formal merger agreement is being taken forward from today.
End of life drama Homeward Bound wins national award
22 March 2017
Acclaimed drama Homeward Bound won the Partnership Working award at yesterday's Patient Experience Network National Awards.
Acclaimed drama Homeward Bound comes to DVD
15 March 2017
The acclaimed drama Homeward Bound has been released on DVD. The play, based on the true story of Seth and Lesley Goodburn, was written and developed in 2016 by Brian Daniels and the National Council for Palliative Care to help improve end of life care.