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The Prime Minister's Challenge on Dementia - A report on progress
8 November 2012
The three champion groups tasked with leading the Prime Minister’s groundbreaking Dementia Challenge have published a update on progress made in the first 7 months.
Proposals to include end of life care in the NHS Constitution
6 November 2012
The Department of Health is consulting on proposals to strengthen the NHS Constitution, which would see specific rights around end of life care included.
NCPC publish key actions for end of life providers and local decision makers
5 November 2012
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) has today launched a further three Action Sheets for its influential What about end of life care? toolkit, designed to help local people secure high-quality palliative and end of life care in the reformed health and social care system.
Learning from people’s experience of last days of life
26 October 2012
Joint statement from Dying Matters, the National End of Life Care programme, and other national organisations.
New Dementia report from the Alzheimer's Society
25 October 2012
Findings show that crucial conversations between professionals, people with dementia and their families and carers aren't taking place.
Contribution of Dying Matters highlighted in End of Life Care Strategy Annual Report
19 October 2012
The Fourth Annual Report of the National End of Life Care Strategy was published this week by the Department of Health. Launching the report, new Minister for Care Services Norman Lamb MP described it as an “optimistic document” that shows the progress made in helping people to plan for how and where they’d prefer to be cared for at the end of life”.