Palliative Care:Written question - 158726

Asked on: 28 June 2018
Department of Health and Social Care
Palliative Care
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to develop new indicators for the Clinical Commissioning Group Improvement and Assessment Framework to enable better scrutiny of choice and quality in end of life care.
Answered by: Caroline Dinenage
Answered on: 05 July 2018

The NHS England End of Life Care team, its partners and stakeholders regularly seek to identify suitable indicators to better measure choice and quality in end of life care. The NHS England End of Life Programme Board and the Ambitions Partnership for Palliative and End of Life Care meet on a regular basis throughout the year. The review and assessment of the effectiveness of datasets and metrics relating to palliative and end of life care features frequently on the agenda for both groups.

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