National End of Life Care Intelligence Network

* Research shows patient-centred outcome measures improve emotional wellbeing of patients. The Cicely Saunders Institute have published an article in e-hospice. They report that professionals in palliative care can find it difficult to measure the impact of their care, especially when treating the complex symptoms and concerns of people with advanced or progressive illnesses.

* Compassion in Dying launches free website for advance care planning to help people plan ahead for their future treatment and care. This website allows people to draft an advance decision to refuse treatment or an advance statement online for free.