Hospice care

This page was last updated in 2013. A more recent signposting guide has been published by NEoLCIN Palliative and end of life care resources guide

Table showing data sources on hospice care
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Palliative Care workforce - Specialist Palliative Care (SPC) staff

The National Council for Palliative Care undertake a workforce survey looking at staff working in palliative care in a variety of settings. The most recent data is for 2008. Data is provided on the number of staff from different specialisms working within these environments. ‘SPC’ is used in the analysis to define all staff working in specialist palliative care units. These can either be hospices or specialist palliative care units within hospitals.

Specialist Palliative Care Workforce Survey The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC)

Number and location of hospices

Searchable database for hospices and palliative care providers in the UK and Ireland.


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