The Route to Success in End of Life Care – Achieving Quality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People

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The Department of Health’s end of life care national strategy laid out a six step pathway.The National End of Life Care programme produced the route to success series to provide health and social care staff with simple guides to support the implementation of the End of Life Care Pathway by setting, by individual group and by professional group.


This guide has been developed following consultation with stakeholders at a series of discussion groups held around the country. It offers guidance and advice for those working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, and for LGBT people themselves, whether giving or receiving end of life care. It provides case studies, key recommendations and issues for health and social care professionals to consider.