New end of life rights advocacy project launches in East London

February 1, 2013

Source: Compassion in Dying

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Date of publication: January 2013

Publication type: Website

In a nutshell: A new pilot programme will support end of life rights for older people in east London and help them make informed decisions about medical treatment. The End of Life Rights Advocacy (ELRA) project is delivered by a partnership between Compassion in Dying and Age UK East London and is funded by The Big Lottery Fund. The pilot programme aims to increase awareness of local services such as GPs, care homes and community groups and will provide information about end of life rights and options.

Acknowledgement: National End of Life Care Programme

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New tools for London end of life care services commissioners

July 28, 2011

Source: London Health Programmes

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Date: July 2011

Publication type: Website

In a nutshell: NHS Commissioning Support for London (now London Health Programmes) has launched a range of tools to support commissioners in planning end of life services, including

  •  a good practice guide
  • economic modelling tool
  • London QIPP priorities
Acknowledgements: NHS National End of Life Care Programme

Looking from the outside in.

September 20, 2010

Source: Nursing Standard, v. 24(47) p20-1

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Date: July 2010

Publication type: Article

Publication length: 2 pages

In a nutshell: This article discusses provision of palliative care to elderly people with dementia by a specialist nurse employed by the organisation Housing 21. Housing 21 provide residential care and support services to elderly people in London.

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