How Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber funded training significantly increases practice based Advance Care Planning in settings across the district.

Increasing the number of people from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background accessing palliative care services –  Marie Curie Hospice, Cardiff and the Vale

The Conversation Project – Empowering Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust staff to feel more comfortable having conversations about the wishes of patients approaching the end of their life

Building on Board support, education and training and CQUINs to sustain end of life care improvement – Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust: A whole system approach to improving acute End of Life Care

Leeds Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust – A systematic approach to delivering person-centred end of life care improvement across a large trust

Derby Hospital Foundation Trust – A measurable impact for patients whose recovery is uncertain

Bradford Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust – Getting more people approaching their last year of life home from hospital sooner, if that’s their choice

Developing communication skills training at Birmingham City University – Teaching large cohorts of nursing students to respond to the communication needs of patients and carers in a realistic way can be challenging. Small group activities using trained actors to simulate patients and their carers is one way forward. The redesign of a BSc (Hons) Nursing programme to meet new Nursing and Midwifery Educational Standards (NMC, 2011) has enabled communication skills training to be developed within the curriculum

Coordinate My Care: joining up London’s end of life care services – Coordinate My Care (CMC) is an integrated model of care, underpinned by IT, which is currently being rolled out across London

Bedfordshire’s Partnership for Excellence in Palliative Support (PEPS) – Bedfordshire’s Partnership for Excellence in Palliative Support (PEPS) pilot is helping to integrate all end of life care services in the area
* It is based on a ‘memorandum of understanding’ between 15 local organisations and a central electronic register that all individuals sign up to
* So far two thirds of people’s deaths have taken place in their usual homes
* The proportion of home deaths in the area has risen and hospital deaths fallen

24/7 Models of Care report

Hampshire hospitals – Accelerating adoption and adaptation of improvements in end of life care systems

Marie Curie Hospice, Cardiff and the Vale – Increasing the number of people from a Black,Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background accessing palliative care services

Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber – funded training significantly increases practice based Advance Care Planning

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust – The Conversation Project

Evaluation of the End of Life Social Action Fund

Evidence Briefing – Improving outcomes for residents of care homes

Living with Breathlessness study

Priorities for Care of the Dying Person Support Services in Sutton

Accelerating adoption and adaptation of improvements in end of life care systems: Bedford CCGDudley Partnership, End of Life Partnership, St Luke’s Hospice Sheffield, Wandsworth CCG