News Room

Shaping the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network’s future priorities – complete our survey
10 February 2016
The National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (NEoLCIN) are conducting a survey to get feedback from its stakeholders on perceptions, resources and the impact of the NEoLCIN. The National Council of Palliative Care are happy to support it in this.
Consultation on NHS migrant and visitor charges
10 February 2016
In April 2015, the NHS began charging for some secondary care services for visitors and migrants from outside the European Economic Area (EEA). The Government is now consulting on extending these charges to other areas, such as non-NHS providers of NHS Care and Out-of-Hospital Care, and NHS Continuing Healthcare.
Statement on reports of CQC criticism of end of life services
4 February 2016
New data from the Care Quality Commission shows that four out of ten hospitals require improvement in end of life care services.
Coalition of charities calls for support for Access to Palliative Care Bill
2 February 2016
A coalition of seven leading charities has given its support to the Access to Palliative Care Bill, which reaches the committee stage in the House of Lords today. The Bill, introduced by Baroness Ilora Finlay of Llandaff, Chair of the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), would:
Dying Matters Awareness Week launch event
20 January 2016
Monday saw the Dying Matters Awareness Week launch. This was a sell-out event, with around 160 delegates in attendance, which made it ideal for networking and hearing about peoples’ plans for Dying Matters Awareness Week itself (9th – 15th May).
The National Council for Palliative Care supports the BMA’s call for the Government to prioritise end-of-life care
14 January 2016
Claire Henry, CEO of the National Council for Palliative Care, said “We support this call for the Government to prioritise end-of-life care. End-of-life care has improved in recent years, but much more needs to be done.