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Tell Us Once: a service that can help people at times of bereavement

For many people, dealing with all parts of government, especially when reporting changes, can require them to repeat and verify the same information to several departments, agencies and parts of local authorities.

From Worms, Butterflies and Veils to Outcomes

Bookings are open for this year's Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference, taking place on Wednesday 23 September 2015 at the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh.

Scottish Charity Awards Finalists

We are delighted to find out that the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care is a finalist in the 2015 Scottish Charity Awards. To Absent Friends, a people's festival of storytelling and remembrance, has been shortlisted for the Cracking Campaign category.

SPPC response to Burial & Cremation Bill

The Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care has submitted a response to the Scottish Government's proposed Bill relating to burial and cremation and other related matters in Scotland.

More information about the Scottish Government consultation is available here:

SPPC response to Carers Bill consultation

The Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care has submitted a response to the Scottish Parliament Health & Sport Committee's request for views on the Carers (Scotland) Bill.

SPPC Work Plan for 2015-16

We are pleased to announce the publication of our work plan for the coming year.

Strategic Framework for Action

The Scottish Government has produced a position paper which aims to set out the current position regarding the development of a Strategic Framework for Action for Palliative and End of Life Care.

Care in the last days and hours of life

A National Statement and Guidance have been published relating to caring for people in the last days and hours of life.

SPPC response to HIS standards consultation

The SPPC has submitted a response to the recent Healthcare Improvement Scotland consultation on the draft Care of Older People in Hospital draft standards. The response can be viewed here: SPPC consultation response to HIS draft standards.

Winter lecture series

The Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care and Marie Curie present a new winter lecture series: Can death get any better? The lecture series will highlight ongoing challenges and unmet needs in death and dying.

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