NCPC conference offers first in-depth look at Government’s End of Life Care Commitment
13 January 2017
The first event looking in depth at the National Commitment on end of life care is taking place on March 10.
Dying Matters photography competition extended after late surge in entries
21 December 2016
Dying Matters has extended the deadline for entries to its photography competition after website issues prevented some people from submitting their images successfully. Entries were due to close Sunday 18th December, but this has now been extended to Monday 9th January 2017.
Improving end of life care crucial to ease pressure on hospital places
19 December 2016
The National Council for Palliative Care has responded to a report from Nuffield Trust about pressure on NHS beds during the winter. The report warned that additional hospital admissions over the winter required beds equivalent to five extra typical hospitals. Simon Chapman, Director of Policy and External Affairs for the NCPC said:
The Dying to Work Charter
15 December 2016
The NCPC is pleased to have signed the charter supporting the TUC's Dying to Work campaign.
Learning from patient deaths must include end of life care
13 December 2016
The National Council for Palliative Care has responded to the report from the Care Quality Commission looking at missed learning opportunities after patient deaths.
Minister: implementation of national commitment for end of life care must be “meaningful and transparent”
9 December 2016
End of life care was debated in the House of Commons on Monday 05th December, in an adjournment debate brought forward by Catherine Mckinnell MP.