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Hospital remains most common place of death for cancer patients in England
28 March 2013
Increase in home and hospice deaths since 2005 suggests that the National End of Life Care Programme has helped more people to die at their preferred place of death
Time running out for Health and Wellbeing Boards to consider needs of dying people
21 March 2013
With just two weeks to go until England’s 152 Health and Wellbeing Boards take on new legal responsibilities as part of the Government’s health reforms, almost half have failed to set out what they will do to meet the needs of dying people, according to research published today by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC).
New guide published to help public hold politicians to account on end of life care
20 March 2013
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) and Marie Curie have jointly published a new guide to help the public hold politicians to account on end of life care.
Deaths from Cardiovascular disease: Comment from NCPC
6 February 2013
New report from the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network report shows people with cardiovascular diseases are more likely to die in hospital.
Francis Report – Comment from NCPC
6 February 2013
The final report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry was published today into the failings at Stafford hospital.
Baroness Neuberger to chair review of Liverpool Care Pathway
15 January 2013
Crossbench peer appointed to lead review into how the Liverpool Care Pathway is used in Practice.