Commissioning and contracting

Guidance to support the commissioning of local palliative and end of life care services.

Gold Standards Framework (2015) Commissioning end of life care using the gold standards framework

Hospice UK (2017) Achieving excellent end of life care locally

Hospice UK Commissioning support resources

Marie Curie Healthcare professionals: Commissioning

NHS England (2014) Commissioning for carers

NHS England (2016) Commissioning person centred end of life care: A toolkit for health and social care

NHS England (2016) Specialist level palliative care: information for commissioners

NHS England (2017) Palliative care development currency

NHS England (2018) CCG improvement and assessment

NHS England Personal health budgets in end of life care

North West Coast Strategic Clinical Networks Self-assessment ambitions framework

Public Health England (2017) Cost-effective commissioning of end of life

Royal College of General Practitioners (2013) Commissioning Guidance in End of Life Care

The National Council for Palliative Care (2017) Best Practice in care coordination for palliative and end of life care services: information for commissioners

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