The NCPC

May 2017

General Practitioners

Country of origin: UK

The recently launched National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) website is an excellent source of information providing up to the minute news from the world of palliative care. There are fully redesigned areas on Policy, Publications, Subscriptions and Ethics and to mark the 10th anniversary of the National Council calculating Minimum Data Sets (MDS), the MDS f

The site has been designed to promote NCPC?s new name, new direction and work of the four newly formed Policy Groups. Each Policy Group (Cancer, Circulatory and Respiratory Conditions, Neurological Conditions and Older People Policy Group) is represented on the site by its own section with weekly updates providing responses to national debates and highlighting cur

The National Council for Palliative Care is the umbrella charity for palliative care in England Wales and Northern Ireland. Its mission is to promote palliative care for all who need it. It promotes the extension and improvement of palliative care services in all health and social care settings and across all sectors to government, national and local policy makers

Resources

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