This quality standard covers end of life care for infants, children and young people (from birth to 18 years) who have a life-limiting condition. Life-limiting conditions are those that are expected to result in an early death for the person. It also covers support for family members and carers. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Keeping quality standards up to date

This quality standard is reviewed each year and updated if needed.

Next review: August 2018

Quality standard development process

How we develop NICE quality standards