End of life care: research into community-based initiatives

Public Health England, November 2016

This report is for commissioners of end of life care services, to support new ways of commissioning through using public health approaches to build compassionate communities.

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Faith at end of life: public health approach resource for professionals

Public Health England, January 2016

This resource aims to help frontline professionals and providers working in community settings and commissioners maintain a holistic approach to the people dying, caring or bereaved.

It provides information to help ensure that commissioning and delivery of services and practice takes account of spiritual needs of the largest 6 faith groups in England and remains appropriate to the community setting in which they work.

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A national review of choices in end of life care

The King’s Fund Blog, 22 August 2014

National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) – This independent review seeks information which will outline the kinds of choices that people would like to be able to make at the end of life and information about the funding, systems and processes that would be needed to enable choices to be acted upon. The review focuses on end of life care…

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