The Right Care and Support for Everyone
Welcome to the website of the independent Palliative Care Funding Review.
The review team made their recommendations to the Secretary of State for Health, by publishing their final report on 1st July 2011. To view the report click here.
In the report, we recommended the introduction of the first per-patient funding system for palliative care in the NHS. Our proposals included the development of a palliative care tariff based on need, a funding system which incentivises good outcomes for patients, irrespective of time and setting, and providing incentives for commissioning integrated care packages which stimulate community services.
The review’s recommendations had three key aims:
- To create a fair and transparent funding system
- To deliver better outcomes for patients
- To provide better value for the NHS
The review team were delighted by the amount of support and enthusiasm from stakeholders in engaging with the review, which helped us tackle this challenge. In the course of the review, the team met with a wide range of individuals and organisations. We
The final report of the review was published on 1st July 2011. To
I would like to thank everybody who contributed to the review for providing such thoughtful input.
The review team has now closed. We have passed our recommendations to the Department of Health who will be taking this work forward. Information on the work of the Department and contact details can be found at www.dh.gov.uk.
Tom Hughes-Hallett, Review Chair
On 3rd December 2010 the review team published their interim report. To view the report just click here