NHS Improvement have published information about the End of life care collaborative. They ran a 150-day programme, involving 16 volunteer trusts, to improve end of life care across a number of settings to improve the experience and quality of care received by patients at end of life. They have published the following case studies:
• Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS FT
• Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
• Rotherham NHS FT
• Hillingdon Hospitals NHS FT
• St George’s University NHS Trust
• Cumbria Partnership NHS FT
• Colchester Hospital University NHS FT
Warrington CCG has landed a top prize in the Health Service Journal Awards for their work to improve end of life care with personal health budgets.
Winning the 2017 “Compassionate patient care” award, Warrington is one of five areas across the country now giving people more of a say in the care they receive in their last weeks and months of life. Personal health budgets are part of a range of work being led by NHS England to improve end of life care.
Hear patients, hospice staff and commissioners talk about the benefits of personal health budgets in Warrington in this short film: