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End of life care

Status:

Published

NICE Project Team

Associate Director:

Lorraine Taylor

Consultant Clinical Adviser:

Tim Stokes

Programme Manager:

Andy McAllister

Lead Technical Analyst:

Charlotte Bee

Project Manager:

Rachel Neary

Co-ordinator:

Lucy Spiller

Topic Expert Group

Dr Stephen Barclay
G.P. Principal, East Barnwell Health Centre, Cambridge / Honorary Consultant Physician in Palliative Medicine, Cambridge

Ms Anne Brier
Professional Lead, District Nursing, NHS Calderdale

Ms Karen Butler
Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, University of Cumbria

Ms Carolyn Denne
Head of Service Quality, Social Care Institute for Excellence

Dr Andrew Fowell
Macmillan Consultant Palliative Medicine for North West Wales

Ms Claire Henry
National Programme Director, National End of Life Care Programme

Ms Margaret Kendall
Macmillan Consultant Nurse in Palliative Care, Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Rev. Dr. Cameron Langlands
Pastoral and Spiritual Care Manager, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Benjamin Lobo
Medical Director, Consultant Physician and Community Geriatrician, Derbyshire County PCT

Mrs Jean Gaffin
Patient / lay member

Mrs Natalie Laine
Patient / lay member

Ms Carol Lancaster
Community Matron, County Durham and Darlington Community Health Service

Caron Sanders-Crook
Clinical Development Nurse, Barchester Healthcare

Prof Keri Thomas
Honorary Professor in End of Life Care, University of Birmingham and National Clinical Lead for the Gold Standards Framework Centre

Dr Denise Traue
Medical Director, Isabel Hospice and Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital

Dr Bee Wee (Chair)
Consultant/Senior Lecturer in Palliative Medicine - Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, Associate Director of Clinical Studies, Medical Sciences Division and Fellow & College Tutor for Medicine, Harris Manchester College, Oxford University

Project History

Date

Update

5 September 2011

Topic expert group to meet again to discuss the results of consultation and agree the final quality standard.

22 July 2011

Consultation on the draft standard has closed

24 June 2011

Consultation on the draft standard has begun.

5-6 May 2011

Topic Expert Group met for second time to draft quality statements and measures.

7 March 2011

Scope of quality standard published.

28 January 2011

Topic expert group met for the first time to consider the scope of the topic as well as relevant evidence sources for development of the standard.

17 September 2010

Potential stakeholders met for the first time to consider the broad scope of the topic as well as potential evidence sources for development of the standard.

Consultation

Consultation on the end of life care quality standard took place from 22 June to 22 July 2011. All eligible comments will be reviewed by the Topic Expert Group and the standard will be updated accordingly.

Background documents

The following supporting documents were used in formulating the draft quality standards. These are working documents which are provided as background information only and are not for consultation.

Email enquiries

If you have any queries please email qualitystandards@nice.org.uk

This page was last updated: 25 September 2012

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