Office for National Statistics
National Survey of Bereaved People (VOICES), 2013
- Overall quality of care has not changed significantly between 2011, 2012 and 2013.
- Quality of care was rated significantly lower for people who died in a hospital, compared to people dying at home, in a hospice or care home.
- For those dying at home, the quality of coordination of care was rated significantly lower in 2013 compared to 2012.
- The dignity and respect for patients shown by hospital nurses and hospice nurses has increased between 2011 and 2013.
- Pain is relieved most effectively in the hospice setting (62%) and least effectively at home (18%).
- Only one third of people (35%) who express a preference to die at home, actually die at home.
Latest News from
Office for National Statistics
New Fellows to work with the Office for National Statistics and 10 Downing Street to help deliver data science for the public good22/11/2021 15:15:15
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) Data Science Campus and 10 Downing Street’s data science team (10DS) have created a joint fellowship scheme to put research, ideas, and technologies from the frontier of data science to use for the public good.
New funding call for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey analysis projects29/10/2021 12:43:00
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has launched a new funding call for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey, inviting academic collaborations through short statistical data analysis projects.
Project boosting local authority COVID responses wins top 2021 ONS Research Excellence Award15/10/2021 13:15:00
Five teams of researchers have been recognised at Research Capability 2021, an event held by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), recognising outstanding, innovative research carried out using ONS secure data or data managed by the ONS on behalf of others.
ONS launches Integrated Data Service to boost government collaboration on data sharing07/10/2021 13:20:15
The Office for National Statistics recently (05 October 2021) launched the first stage of the Integrated Data Service (IDS), a cloud-based platform giving analysts and researchers greater access to data from a range of sources.
More inclusive data to inform better responses to the UK’s most pressing social and economic issues28/09/2021 12:25:00
The National Statistician has set out a series of initiatives to ensure the inclusivity of UK data so that issues facing the most vulnerable and disadvantaged are fully covered in statistics and evidence.
Veteran suicide figures to be recorded for the first time22/09/2021 14:29:00
A new method for recording veteran suicides in England and Wales has been announced today by the government.
ONS at the Darlington Economic Campus17/08/2021 13:15:00
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is pleased to be supporting the Darlington Economic Campus project, which will see the ONS establish its first permanent presence in the north of England.
50 years of social change as told through the census09/08/2021 15:15:15
Life in England and Wales changed dramatically between 1961 and 2011, from shifts in housing and population, to everyday amenities and for the first time new digitised data from the 1961 Census Small Area Statistics can reveal the changes for local areas.
Office for National Statistics win top Royal Statistical Society award16/07/2021 15:15:15
The Office for National Statistics' (ONS) analysis showing that people from certain ethnicities had a higher risk of dying from COVID-19 has been recognised by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) with the renowned Campion Award.