Update on End of Life Care: Liverpool Care Pathway Phased Out (NHS Improving Quality)

Summary

The Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People (LACDP) has published an update on its position following the “More Care, Less Pathway” report on the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP).

“The independent review concluded that many of the issues around the LCP were that it had come to be regarded and used as a generic protocol or a tick box exercise”.

Read more: NHS IQ.

Reference

Update on end of life care as Liverpool Care Pathway is phased out. London: NHS Improving Quality (NHS IQ), January 16th 2014.

This relates to:

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Reference

Joint statement by the Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People. London: LACDP / NHS England / NHS Improving Quality (NHS IQ), January 14th 2014.

The Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People (LACDP) was set up by NHS England in response to the independent review of the use of the Liverpool Care Pathway. Readers may also be interested in:

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Reference

Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People (2013). Engagement with patients, families, carers and professionals: proposed advice for health and social care practitioners involved in looking after people in the last days of life. London: NHS England,  October 25th 2013.

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