This new booklet is designed to help people who have been recently diagnosed with a terminal illness find the information they need and ask questions, so that they can make informed decisions about their treatment and care – helping them to live well in the time they have left.
In order to ensure our work is evidence based, we keep up-to-date with current policy and research. Alongside this we conduct our own research and information-gathering. Our Policy Manifesto sets out the challenges we have identified to enabling greater patient choice at the end of life, and what we envisage as the way forward.
New research has revealed that one in five dying patients receive treatment their friends and family say they would not have wanted, with almost half (47%) feeling their loved one had a bad death.
Our new report details findings and recommendations from a pioneering project aimed at engaging the South Asian community in planning ahead for end-of-life care and treatment.
Our new report details findings and recommendations from a pioneering project aimed at engaging the Somali community in planning ahead for end-of-life care and treatment.