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Pilots to inform decisions on the creation of new palliative care funding system

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The Department has issued a call for expressions of interest from organisations wishing to apply to be Palliative Care Funding pilot sites.

The Department of Health is seeking to set up a number of pilot sites to gather the information needed to inform decisions on the creation of a new funding system for palliative care, for adults and children, and to consider the proposals of the independent Palliative Care Funding Review Report.

The deadline for submissions of interest is 31 January 2012. Please read Palliative Care Funding Pilots 2012/14 Expression of Interest: Supporting Notes before filling in the form. You can send your submission of interest online or for documents email to: palliativecarefunding@dh.gsi.gov.uk

Successful pilots will be notified in March 2012. The pilot programme will begin in April 2012.

Further information

If you have any questions please e-mail palliativecarefunding@dh.gsi.gov.uk or contact Catherine Davies on 0207 972 3208