Palliative Care

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 5th July 2018.

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Photo of Martin Vickers Martin Vickers Conservative, Cleethorpes

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with which stakeholders his Department will consult to develop new indicators on end of life care for inclusion in the Clinical Commissioning Group Improvement and Assessment Framework.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The NHS England End of Life Care team would consult with their Ambitions Partners (which includes professional bodies and third sector colleagues) as well as their clinical network colleagues across the country in such development. Information about the Ambitions Partners can be accessed at the following link:

http://endoflifecareambitions.org.uk/partners/

The current plan is to understand the outcomes from the indicator on proportion of people with three or more emergency admissions in 90 days of life before looking at further indicators for End of Life Care in the Clinical Commissioning Group Improvement and Assessment Framework.

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