Palliative Care

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 5th November 2021.

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Photo of Lord Goodlad Lord Goodlad Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they intend to take to improve palliative care in England.

Photo of Lord Kamall Lord Kamall The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS England and NHS Improvement’s palliative and end of life care delivery plan focuses on improving access to appropriate services, ensuring the sustainability of providers in the sector and improving the quality of the services received in line with the NHS Long Term Plan. Additionally, Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care: A national framework for local action 2021-2026, created by a partnership of 27 organisations across health and social care sets out our vision to improve palliative, end of life and bereavement care in England. A copy of the framework is attached.

Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care (pdf, 471.1KB)

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