News Room

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.
Response to the Kings Fund report on nursing shortages
14 March 2017
The NCPC has responded to a report from the King's Fund.
Changes to DOLS regulations
14 March 2017
Proposed changes to the law covering Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) under the Mental Capacity Act have been welcomed by the NCPC.
New online campaign aims to help people understand electronic record-sharing for end of life care
14 March 2017
A new social media campaign aims to help people take advantage of electronic record sharing for end of life care. “Know About Me” will be launched by the National Council for Palliative Care on Monday 20 March and run for four weeks. The campaign was commissioned by NHS England.