Date of publication: November 2010
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: A new report entitled Deaths in Older Adults in England compiled by the South West Public Health Observatory and produced by the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (NEoLCIN) analyses the numbers of deaths in people aged over 75, broken down into five-year age bands up to the over 90s and provides data on the location and cause of death. The data shows that there will be a significant increase in numbers of people needing end of life care during the course of the next 30 years.
Length of publication: 3 pages