Official statistics announcement

Palliative and end of life care profiles: November 2019 data update

The November release is an update of 2017 data and an update for 2008 to 2017 for of 8 indicators describing place of death and cause of death by Clinical Commissioning Groups and higher geographies; percentage of deaths in each place of death (hospital, own home, care home, hospice, other places) by age at death; percentage of deaths with specific causes of death (cancer, circulatory disease, respiratory disease) by age at death. The End of Life Care Profiles are designed to improve the availability and accessibility of information around the end of life care and are intended to help local government and health services to improve care at the end of life.

These statistics will be released in November 2019