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.
Bentley by me winner announced
6 October 2016
One lucky person has won a Bentley, and helped raise over £300,000 for end of life care.
NCPC boosts board with five new trustees
30 September 2016
The National Council for Palliative Care has added five new trustees to its board.
Kings College report into place of death for young people with cancer
20 September 2016
A study, lead by King's College London and funded by Marie Curie, has found that the most common place of death for children and young people with cancer is hospital.
SunLife’s 2016 Cost of Dying report reveals funerals have more than doubled in price in little over a decade
14 September 2016
SunLife’s annual Cost of Dying research shows that the cost of dying is the fastest rising of any fixed cost in the UK – rising much faster than any cost of living such as rent, food, utilities, insurance or clothing.
The overall cost of dying which includes death-related costs such as probate, headstones and flowers in addition to the basic cost of a funeral - has risen by 8.3% to £8,802.
New edition of Minimum Data Set highlights vital trends in end of life care
6 September 2016
The latest edition of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) for the National Survey of Patient Activity Data for Specialist Palliative Care Services has been published by the National Council for Palliative Care, Public Health England and Hospice UK.