Health minister Rosie Winterton has announced a 27-strong advisory board to support the development of the end-of-life care strategy.

The board is chaired by national cancer director professor Mike Richards and includes chief executives of leading charities, senior clinicians and NHS and social care managers.

Working groups will include: measuring the quality of care; the care pathway for someone approaching the end of life and the services required to meet their needs; care homes; analysis and stronger commissioning of services; and workforce and development.

Read the press release here

Health minister Rosie Winterton has announced a 27-strong advisory board to support the development of the end-of-life care strategy.

The board is chaired by national cancer director professor Mike Richards and includes chief executives of leading charities, senior clinicians and NHS and social care managers.

Working groups will include: measuring the quality of care; the care pathway for someone approaching the end of life and the services required to meet their needs; care homes; analysis and stronger commissioning of services; and workforce and development.

Read the press release here