|Perhaps they figure the ‘departed’ won’t be able to complain to the PHSO!|
Hospice UK has published a new report - A low priority? How local health and care plans overlook the needs of dying people. The report is based on the results of a Freedom of Information (FOI) request sent to clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and health & wellbeing boards (HWBs) about whether or not end of life & palliative care was included in their needs assessments and local strategies.
The report explores how local statutory structures address the palliative & end of life care needs of adults & children within their planning & decision-making. It found that: