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  • Excellence in palliative and end of life care gains international recognition

    8th June 2017

    We’re delighted to report that the work of two of the Guideline Development groups within our Palliative and End of Life Care Network Audit and Clinical Guideline Group has gained international recognition ...
  • NICE accreditation for Palliative and End of Life care guidelines

    19th February 2017

    We’re delighted to share the good news that the process used by the Cheshire and Merseyside Palliative & End of Life Care Network Audit Group to produce palliative care and end of life care guidelines has been accredited by NICE.
  • NHS South Sefton CCG wins prestigious North West health award

    17th February 2017

    Congratulations to NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) who have won the Best System Improvement award in the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2017 for their Care Home Innovation Programme (CHIP).
  • Bereaved VOICES consultation – latest report published

    13th April 2016

    The latest VOICES report, presenting the findings of a public consultation on the quality of end of life care services, has just been published.
  • National Care of the Dying Audit in Hospitals 2016

    13th April 2016

    The results of the recently published RCP End of Life Care Audit – Dying in Hospital show that steady progress has been made in the care of dying people since the previous audit carried out in 2013, published in 2014.
  • End of Life Educator Development Programme

    3rd March 2016

    A funded, non-accredited, 12 month course providing an introduction to the key theoretical and practical aspects of End of Life education. Aimed at specialist palliative care professionals and end of life facilitators and taking place in Cheshire, Liverpool and Southport.
  • Kathy leads the way to improve end of life care

    25th February 2016

    We're delighted to announce that Kathy Collins, our quality improvement lead for Palliative and End of Life Care, has been shortlisted for a national award for her tireless work to improve care for people and their families at the end of life.
  • Make your nomination: Palliative Care Policy Development Award

    10th December 2015

    Do you know someone who has made a major contribution to palliative care policy development? Do you think they deserve to have their contribution recognised by their peers? If so, then why not nominate them ...
  • E-learning tool (e-ELCA) for end of life care

    10th December 2015

    The care of people who are dying, along with support for their families, is something that almost all health and social care staff contribute to, consider of great importance in their role and can take great satisfaction from. End of Life Care for All (e-ELCA) is a key resource to develop staff professionally to provide competent, compassionate and dignified care for patients at the end of life, and support for their families.
  • Care Home Summit debates future strategy for end of life care

    10th December 2015

    Commissioners in Cheshire and Merseyside have given high praise to a Care Home event, hosted recently by the Palliative and End of Life Care Network and found the event so productive, they have asked for the event to be repeated in the future.