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Joint statement on the Assisted Dying (No. 2) Bill
9 September 2015
The National Council for Palliative Care, the Association for Palliative Medicine and the National Palliative Care Nurse Consultants Group have today released a joint statement on the Assisted Dying (No. 2) Bill that has been laid before Parliament.
National framework for action urges local leadership to be at forefront of improvement in end of life care
8 September 2015
The National Palliative and End of Life Care Partnership, made up of statutory bodies including NHS England, the Association of Adult Social Services, charities including NCPC and groups representing patients and professionals has developed a framework for action in making palliative and end of life care a priority at local level.
NCPC comments on 'One Chance to Get it Right: One Year On' report
13 August 2015
The Department of Health has today published a progress report on the new approach to care in the last days and hours of life.The report shows the progress organisations have made on specific commitments in the 'One Chance to Get it Right' report, which set out actions to improve care in the last days and hours of life.
NCPC comments on NICE draft guidance for care of the dying adult
29 July 2015
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a draft guideline to support the NHS in providing high quality and compassionate hospital care for people who are dying.
National Council for Palliative Care calls for review of how end of life issues are dealt with across government
23 July 2015
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) has today called for a review into how dying, death and bereavement are dealt with across government departments and public bodies.
Independent Cancer Taskforce report: comment from the National Council for Palliative Care
20 July 2015
The Independent Cancer Taskforce has published ‘Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020’, which sets out recommendations for a new cancer strategy for England.