Compassionate Communities UK


Compassionate Communities UK was started by Professor Allan Kellehear, Professor of End of Life Care, Director of Digital  Health Enterprise Zone and 1st President of Public Health Palliative Care International, Dr Julian Abel, Consultant in Palliative Care, Vice President of Public Health Palliative Care International and Director of Compassionate Communities UK,  and Dr Catherine Millington Sanders, Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group End of Life Care Lead, Clinical Lead and Macmillan GP, South West London STP End of Life Care  Clinical Lead and Royal College of General Practitioners / Marie Curie National Clinical End of Life Care Champion.

The charity has been set up to implement the Compassionate City programme, as well as provide practice expertise in the public health approach to end of life care and embed it in health and social care education programmes. We also provide scientific evidence of effectiveness as well as provide a source of evaluation expertise.




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