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Further evidence on the cost of end of life care outside of hospital – new Nuffield Trust analysis

Press release 26/09/2014

Evidence of the costs to the NHS and other care services of supporting people at the end of their lives has emerged in a new report published today by the Nuffield Trust. It indicates that potential savings might be available if community-based support were made more widely available to help people...

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Effect of a home-based end-of-life nursing service on hospital use at the end of life and place of death: a study using administrative data and matched controls

Journal article 05/06/2013

This article assesses the effect of routinely delivered home-based end of life care on hospital use at the end of life and place of death.

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The impact of the Marie Curie Nursing Service on place of death and hospital use at the end of life

Report 14/11/2012Dr Adam Steventon | Dr Martin Bardsley | Theo Georghiou | Xavier Chitnis

This study examines whether the home-based nursing service provided by Marie Curie Cancer Care helps more people to die at home, and reduces hospital use and costs at the end of life.

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