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Access to Palliative Care and Treatment of Children Bill [HL]

Volume 801: debated on Thursday 9 January 2020

First Reading

A Bill to make provision for NHS service commissioners to ensure that persons for whom they have responsibility for commissioning physical and mental health services have access to specialist and generalist palliative care and support services; to enable hospices to access pharmaceutical services on the same basis as other services commissioned by a clinical commissioning group; and to make provision for treatment of children with a life-limiting illness.

The Bill was introduced by Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, read a first time and ordered to be printed.