Inequalities

People from certain groups sometimes experience poorer quality care at the end of their lives. This section signposts policy and guidance which addresses these inequalities.

Care Quality Commission (2016) A different ending: End of life care review

Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Faculty for Homeless and Inclusion Health (2017) A second class ending. Exploring the barriers and championing outstanding end of life care for people who are homeless

Macmillan (2017) The final injustice Variations in end of life care in England

Marie Curie (2016) “Hiding who I am” The reality of end of life care for LGBT people

National End of Life Care Intelligence Network & National End of Life Care Programme (2012) Deprivation and Death: Variation in place and cause of death

NHS England & Palliative Care for People with Learning Disabilities Network (2017) Delivering high quality end of life care for people who have a learning disability

Prisons and Probation Ombudsman for England and Wales (2013) Learning from PPO Investigations End of Life Care

Public Health England, National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (2017) Place of death by ethnic group for people who died from cancer, England 2008 to 2017

Public Heath England, King’s College London, Marie Curie Cancer Care (2013) Palliative and end of life care for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK Demographic profile and the current state of palliative and end of life care provision

St Mungos & Marie Curie Cancer Care (2017) Homelessness and end of life care. Practical information and tools to support the needs of homeless people who are approaching the end of life and those who are bereaved

The University of Sheffield and Crisis (2012) Homelessness kills: An analysis of the mortality of homeless people in early twenty-first century England

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