National End of Life Care News

  • NCPC and Hospice UK boards agree to begin process of merger


    On Wednesday 29 March, the trustee boards of both Hospice UK and the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) agreed to work towards the merger of the two organisations. The process of due diligence and formal merger agreement is being taken forward from today.

    Dying Matters Awareness Week is a very important high spot in the year and will continue as planned from 8th - 14th May, as well as other already-announced events and projects from both NCPC and Dying Matters.

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  • New toolkit on commissioning person–centered end of life care

    New toolkit on commissioning person–centered end of life care


    "This toolkit identifies the main elements involved in the commissioning process, explains the commissioning cycle in practical terms and offers a four-stage approach across all sectors.

    The toolkit provides a wide range of links to tools and sources of support for commissioners. It also showcases good practice and seeks to indicate what a well-commissioned end of life care service looks like.

    The toolkit has been developed by the NEoLCP, working with Help t ...

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  • Involve Me


    A new web tool called Involve Me has been launched by Claire Henry, director of the National End of Life Care Programme. Developed by the NEoLCP and The National Council for Palliative Care, supported by the Institute for Healthcare Management, Involve Me helps organisations to record, reflect and report on the way that they involve people with personal experience" (National End of Life Care Programme ...

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