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New Commissioning Guidance Launched
8 January 2013
New guidance published jointly by a range of respected health and palliative care bodies will inform and support commissioners.
How would I know? What can I do?
5 December 2012
A new guide for carers which provides advice on how to help with pain and distress in people with dementia, has been published by NCPC as part of the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge.
NCPC recruiting for two new posts
30 November 2012
Have you got what it takes to make a difference to end of life care?
Call for better support for seriously ill young people moving into adult care
27 November 2012
Influential All Party Parliamentary Group hears findings of key project to improve care.
Fewer than half of newly formed Health and Wellbeing Boards have considered needs of dying people
22 November 2012
Just 38 (46%) of 83 newly created Health and Wellbeing Boards with public strategies have considered the needs of dying people, according to research published today (attached) by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC).
NHS Mandate amended to include end of life care
13 November 2012
The new Mandate for the NHS commissioning Board has been published today, and now includes end of life care.