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End of life care in adults [QS13]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 1

People approaching the end of life are identified in a timely way.

Quality standard measure: Evidence of local systems in place to document identification of people approaching the end of life.
What was measured: PC001: The contractor establishes and maintains a register of all patients in need of palliative care/support irrespective of age.
Data collection end: March 2015
Data collection end: March 2016
Data collection end: March 2017
Data collection end: March 2019
Area covered: National
Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre. Quality and Outcomes Framework.

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