Title: Consultation on the Palliative and End of Life Care Strategy for adults in Northern Ireland.
Follow this link for the Public Consultation document in full text.
Follow this link for the Consultation Response questionnaire (pdf format).
Date of publication: December 2009
Publication type: News item.
In a nutshell: The draft 5 year Strategy intends to ensure that everyone, from diagnosis to the advanced noncurative stage of disease, lives and dies well irrespective of their condition or care setting. It provides a vision and direction for service planning and delivery and considers current and predicted demographics, available intelligence and the results of existing consultation which have informed the implementation of other policy areas, Service Frameworks, and Priorities for Action Targets. It also takes into account policy context from the wider UK and the Republic of Ireland. Views are sought from all stakeholders by the deadline of 19.02.10.
Length of publication: The Public Consultation document is 95 pages, the Consultation Response questionnaire is 13 pages.
Acknowledgement: Omega, The National Association for End of Life Care