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This network aims to help those involved in the commissioning and implementation EPACCS - Electronic Palliative Care Coordination Systems (previously known as locality registers) for end of life care.

Please note that information on this site is for reference and collaboration only. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage which may occur from use of the information.

Information standard

End of Life Care Co-ordination: core content - National information standard (ISB 1580)
The main page for links to the specification and guidance around the national information standard for end of life care. The implementation and record keeping guidance should be seen as essential reading for those involved with EPaCCS projects, as should the actual End of Life Care Co-ordination: Core Content document.

Useful reading

End of Life Locality Registers evaluation: Final report (June 2011)
This report presents the findings from an evaluation of eight locality register (the precursor to EPACCS) pilot sites across England. It includews some great guidance on what to look out for in such projects, as well as case studies on all the pilots.