The RCGP & Marie Curie Daffodil Standards

UK General Practice Core Standards for Advanced Serious Illness and End of Life Care provides a free evidence-based, structured approach to help GP practices improve care for patients at advanced stage of serious illness or approaching end of life. This is a briefing paper for GPs prior to the launch.

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The Gold Standards Framework (GSF) Proactive Identification Guidance (PIG)
5th April 2017

This updated 6th edition of the GSF PIG is renamed as Proactive Identification Guidance (was Prognostic Indicator Guidance) aims to enable the earlier identification of people nearing the end of their life who may need additional supportive care.

Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care: a national framework for local action 2015-2020
13th October 2015

Written by broad partnership of national organisations working in England with a deep commitment to improving end of life care. They present an overarching vision and six ambitions. For each ambition there is a summary of what is already known and what is needed to realise the ambition.

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