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Commissioning and statutory funding arrangements for hospices in England: survey results 2015

 

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Commissioning and statutory funding arrangements for hospices in England: survey results 2015

This report of a survey of 117 hospices found that more than two thirds of the hospices report that their statutory funding was frozen or slashed in 2014/15, largely because of financial restrictions on NHS commissioners or stand still budgets.

It calls on the government to set out how it will bring about fair and sustainable statutory funding for hospice and palliative care. More ....