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Statement in response to news that investigations into LPAs are on the rise

New figures released by the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) revealed there were 1,729 investigations into misuse last year. Davina Hehir, Director of Policy at Compassion in Dying, a national charity that helps people prepare for the end of life, said: “An LPA for Health and Welfare is an important tool to enable someone’s

Statement on Mr Y and withdrawal of treatment decisions

Natalie Koussa, Director of Partnerships & Services at Compassion in Dying, said, “This is another tragic example of what can happen when people do not record their wishes for future medical treatment and care. Our thoughts go out to Mr Y’s loved ones, who have already suffered the heartbreak of seeing him sustain severe brain

Upcoming Healthcare Conferences

The national controlled drugs summit focuses on the safe use, prescribing and management of controlled drugs including monitoring adherence against the NICE guidance on the safe use and management of controlled drugs.