Dying well matters: one Wales 3 years on. 2008-2011

Source:  Welsh Assembly Government 

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Date of publication: March 2011

Publication type:  Report

In a nutshell:   This report highlights the progress of the work of the Palliative Care Implementation board in Wales over a 3 year period.  Progress includes:

  • Wales-wide full-time access to specialist palliative care 
  • adequate funding for hospices providing specialist palliative care on behalf of the NHS
  • provision of training within primary care teams focussing on clinical skills and referrals
  • development of  an electronic patient information system
  • systematic capture of patients’ feedback which is used to improve services.

2010-11  ringfenced funding of £6.888 million will be maintained for 2011-12.

Length of publication: 33 pages

 Acknowledgement: National End of Life Care Programme website.

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