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Research highlights need to improve end of life care in the community
A national survey of GPs has identified a number of barriers to good end of life care in the community, while a local study has implications for the design of out-of-hours services.
NICE guideline on Supportive and palliative care in adults
The title of the new guideline will be changed to “End of life care: Delivery of adult services for people in the last year of life” and the final scope is now available. The equality impact assessment for this NICE guideline has also now been published along with all of the stakeholder comments that were received during the consultation, and the developer responses to these comments.
DWP response to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report into funeral poverty expected imminently
DWP are expected to respond to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report into funeral poverty later this week/ next week.
Women’s Aid 2016 National Conference for non-members
Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children and who campaigned for coercive and controlling behaviour being made a criminal offence. Their 2016 national conference is on 6th & 7th July in Birmingham. The second day (7th) is open to all professionals working for and with survivors of domestic abuse and includes a focus on health.