This section seeks to provide an up-to-date list of publications from Government, NHS, Palliative Care, Professional and Religious bodies.


Public Health England (2016) Faith at end of life: A resource for professionals, providers and commissioners working in communities


Hospice UK (2015) Care After Death: Guidance for staff responsible for care after death (2nd ed.)
NCPC (2015) What to expect when someone important to you is dying
NHS (2015) Chaplaincy Guidelines 2015: Promoting Excellence in Pastoral, Spiritual & Religious Care

2014 and earlier

National End of Life Care, Dying Matters, University of Nottingham (2014) Planning for your future care
NCPC (2014) Planning for your future care
DoH (2012) First national VOICES survey of bereaved people
NCPC (2012) Commissioning Guidance for Specialist Palliative Care
SPPC (2012) Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief – Information leaflets
DoH (2011) Bereavement care services: a synthesis of the literature
DoH (2011) Spiritual Care at the End of Life: a systematic review of the literature
NICE (2011) Quality Standards for End of Life care
RCN (2011) Spirituality in Nursing Care – a pocket guide
Scot Gov (2011) Shaping Bereavement Care
NES (2010) Spiritual Care Matters – an introductory resource for all NHS Scotland staff
DoH (2008) End of life care strategy
NES (2008) Religion and Belief Matter – an information resource for healthcare staff
Scot Gov (2008) Living and Dying Well – a national action plan for Scotland
Collins (2007) NHS Hospital Chaplaincies in a multi-faith society
NES (2007) A Multi-faith Resource for Healthcare Staff
Scot Gov (2002) Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy