This Nice quality standard was published in September 2017 and covers end of life care for infants, children and young people (from birth to 18 years) who have a life-limiting condition. It also covers support for family members and carers.
This Nice quality standard makes six statements on:
- Advanced care plan
- Named medical specialist
- Emotional and psychological support
- Specialist paediatric palliative care team
- Support for grief and loss for parents and carers
- Care at home
QS160 has been incorporated into the NICE pathway on end of life care for people with life-limiting conditions.
For more information please visit: www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs160