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SG Strategic Framework for Action

Update: 9 February

National Implementation Advisory Group

The National Implementation Group met in December under the new Chairmanship of Geoff Huggins. There have been some changes to membership and mode of operation.

Papers from the first meeting in June are available here

Scottish Parliament Health and Sport Committee

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport has written a letter to the Health and Sport Committee in response to their letter requesting information in relation to progress with implementation of the Strategic Framework for Action on Palliative and End of Life Care.

Improvement (Commitment 1)

This programme is being led by/situated in the Living Well in Communities arm of HIS (iHub). Local improvement advisors and national clinical leads are currently being recruited by HIS. The HSCPs identified to date are East Ayrshire, Glasgow City, Perth and Kinross, Western Isles/ Eilean Siar and Fife.

Education (Commitment 3)

A draft Education Framework is out for consultation. The deadline for responses is 20 Feb 2017.

Research (Commitment 5)

The palliative and end of life care Research Forum has met twice. Notes of meetings and presentations are available on the Scottish Government website here. The third meeting of this forum will take place from 10am to 4pm on Thursday 23 February 2017 in Edinburgh. More information and the opportunity to reserve a place is available here: weblink

Support greater public and personal discussion of bereavement, death, dying and care at the end of life (Commitment 6)

The NIAG has asked that the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care lead the next stage of this work.

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