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We submit evidence and information to government consultations, and produce briefings and guidance on key issues relevant to palliative and end of life care. 

Please find an archive of our recent and relevant publications below. If you are looking for information on anything prior to 2019, please get in touch through policy@hospiceuk.org .

Response to Health Education England's Strategic Framework Call for Evidence, 2021

Future of hospice care in Scotland and its summary report, 2021

Equality in Hospice and End of Life Care: Challenges and change, 2021

Dying Behind Bars: How can we better support people in prison at the end of life? 2021

Hospice Care in Scotland Activity Report, 2021

Hospice care in Wales: activity and need, English version and Welsh version, 2021

Summary of NHS England priorities and planning guidance 2021-22, 2021

Hospice UK response to CQC strategy consultation, 2021

Hospice UK response to CQC consultation on Flexible and Responsive Regulation, 2021

Hospice UK's response to Welsh Government's consultation on the White Paper on Rebalancing Care and Support, 2021

NICE consultation - Draft Quality Standard (End of life care), 2021

Hospice UK response to call for views: Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions) (Scotland) Bill, 2021

Integrating care: Next steps to building strong and effective integrated care systems across England, 2021

Hospice UK Manifesto Priorities for the Senedd Election 2021 – concise version in English and in Welsh

Hospice UK Manifesto Priorities for the Senedd Election 2021 – full version in English and in Welsh

Hospice UK Manifesto Priorities for Scottish Parliament Elections, 2021

Hospice Funding in England (Nov 2020-March 2021) – Q&As, 2020

House of Lords Topical Questions Briefing, 2020

Scottish hospices: Clinical innovation in response to COVID-19 pandemic, 2020

Coronavirus Act Briefing Update, 2020

Hospice UK response to Scottish Parliament Social Security Committee, 2020

Hospice UK’s response to the Proposed Disabled Children and Young People (Transitions) (Scotland) Bill, 2020

Response to the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee inquiry into social care, Hospice UK, the Association of Palliative Care Social Workers, Carers Scotland, Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, Marie Curie, MND Scotland, Scottish Care and Sue Ryder, February 2020

Response to the Scottish Government Consultation on the Draft Carers Strategic Policy Statement, Hospice UK, December 2019

Submission to the Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee on what primary care should look like for the next generation, Hospice UK, August 2019

Meeting current and future need for hospice and end of life care: Five priorities for the next UK Government, Hospice UK, November 2019

Survey into impact of cost pressures on services to local people, Hospice UK, April 2019

Response to Scottish Government consultation on new public health body, 2019

Response to Scottish Government consultation on a falls and fracture prevention strategy, 2019

Cost pressures on UK hospices survey, 2019

Care committed to me, Hospice UK, December 2018

Bereavement support in Scotland, Sue Ryder and Hospice UK, October 2018

Inquiry into inequalities in access to hospice and palliative care in English and Welsh, CPG Hospices and Palliative Care, July 2018

Position statement on physician-assisted suicide, Hospice UK, June 2018