We submit evidence and information to government consultations, and produce briefings and guidance on key issues relevant to palliative and end of life care.
List of briefings and submissions
Briefing on Scottish Government's Programme for Government, September 2023
Briefing for Scottish COVID-19 Inquiry, July 2023
Cross Party Group report into experiences of end of life during the pandemic, January 2023 (English)
Cross Party Group report into experiences of end of life during the pandemic, January 2023 (Cymraeg)
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
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
Care committed to me, Hospice UK, December 2018
Bereavement support in Scotland, Sue Ryder and Hospice UK, October 2018
Position statement on physician-assisted suicide, Hospice UK, June 2018
More from our Policy and influencing team
As the national charity for death, dying and bereavement, Hospice UK champions better palliative and end of life care for all by working to influence the development and implementation of government and NHS policy.