National Council for Palliative Care


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National Council for Palliative Care

The umbrella charity for parties involved in providing, commissioning and using palliative and end-of-life services in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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The National Council for Palliative Care estimates that 300,000 people die each year with palliative care needs, but who do not have access to specialist services.
The National Council for Palliative Care is the umbrella organisation for all those who are involved in providing, commissioning and using palliative care and hospice services in England.
Claire Henry, chief of the National Council for Palliative Care and the Dying Matters Coalition, said the RCP report was "deeply disturbing".
The guidelines, issued by the National Council for Palliative Care and the National End-of-Life Care Programme, includes recommendations such as ensuring each GP practice identifies people likely to die in the next 12 months and agreeing local priorities for end-of-life care services.
EVE RICHARDSON, chief executive of the National Council for Palliative Care, HILARY FISHER, director, Dying Matters Coalition National Council for Palliative Care.

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