This is the place that you can read and download Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care: A national framework for local action 2015-2020. We are now developing this website into a knowledge hub where you can find resources, such as assessment tools, useful information, best practice examples and case studies, that will help you implement the Ambitions framework, and make sure that everybody gets the high-quality end of life care that we would all want for ourselves and our families.
The Ambitions framework was developed by a partnership of national organisations across the statutory and voluntary sectors. It sets out our vision to improve end of life care through partnership and collaborative action between organisations at local level throughout England. To find out more click here.
Please note – We are currently in the process of developing and expanding the existing site by uploading further resources and documents.
Results of a national survey of support to adult care homes in England: A specialist palliative care provider perspective
Results of a national survey of support to adult care homes in England: A specialist palliative care provider perspective.
This survey of organisations providing specialist palliative care services to care homes highlights the good work they do and identifies the key challenges they face. The report, commissioned by Public Health England, undertaken by the Marie Curie Research Centre at Cardiff University, with input from the National Council for Palliative Care and Hospice UK, examines the role of specialist palliative care in providing support to care homes in England.
New ambitions raise the bar for end of life care
National framework for action urges local leadership to be at forefront of improvement in end of life care.
The National Palliative and End of Life Care Partnership, made up of statutory bodies including NHS England, the Association of Adult Social Services, charities and groups representing patients and professionals has developed a framework for action in making palliative and end of life care a priority at local level.