Amendment to Coroners and Justice Act
5 December 2016
‘We welcome the government’s decision to accept an amendment to the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 - introduced by our Chair of Trustees Baroness Ilora Findlay - that will remove the mandatory requirement for a coronary inquest where the deceased was deprived of their liberty under the Mental Capacity Act.
Tell us how you support care homes to provide end of life care and make a difference today.
1 December 2016
Public Health England, the National Council for Palliative Care, Hospice UK and the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre at Cardiff University are working together to find out how care homes are supported to deliver end of life care to residents.
Comment on social care ombudsman's report
10 November 2016
The National Council for Palliative Care has commented on today's annual report from the Social Care Ombudsman.
Nominations open for 2nd year of NCPC awards
2 November 2016
The National Council for Palliative Care is seeking nominations for the second year of its annual awards. Over 50 entries were received for the 2016 awards, and the NCPC is hoping to beat this total.
NCPC responds to ARMC report on overtreatment
24 October 2016
The NCPC has responded to the report from the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges about overtreatment, including in end of life care.
NCPC welcomes CQC report, but is concerned about future pressures on health and social care
13 October 2016
The National Council for Palliative Care is concerned about the variations in end of life care highlighted by the Care Quality Commission in its latest report.