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The state of hospice services in England 2014 to 2017

 

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The state of hospice services in England 2014 to 2017

Hospice care across England has the highest percentage of services rated outstanding, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

In a report published during Hospice Care Week CQC found that 25% of hospices are rated as outstanding (51 services), with a further 70% (142 services) rated as good. By comparison around 6% of NHS acute hospitals, 4% of GP services and 2% of domiciliary care agencies, nursing homes and residential homes being rated outstanding.