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Table 2 Key EOLC policy documents

From: An exploration of person-centred approach in end-of-life care policies in England and Japan

Policy Country & year Policymaker Link
The Life Care Fifth Report of Session 2014–15 England, 2015 House of Commons https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmselect/cmhealth/805/805.pdf
One Chance to Get It Right: Improving people’s experience of care in the last few days and hours of life England, 2014 Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/323188/One_chance_to_get_it_right.pdf
Report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust public inquiry (Francis Report) England, 2015 House of Commons https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/report-of-the-mid-staffordshire-nhs-foundation-trust-public-inquiry
Policy for Prosecutors in Respect of Cases of Encouraging or Assisting Suicide England, 2010 Crown Prosecution Service https://www.cps.gov.uk/legal-guidance/suicide-policy-prosecutors-respect-cases-encouraging-or-assisting-suicide
Living Well with Dementia: A National Dementia Strategy England, 2009 Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/168220/dh_094051.pdf
End of Life Care Strategy England, 2008 DHSC https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/136431/End_of_life_strategy.pdf
Dementia Policy Promotion Charter. Japan, 2019 Ministerial Conference on the Dementia Policy Promotion https://www.kantei.go.jp/jp/singi/ninchisho_kaigi/pdf/shisaku_taikou.pdf (in Japanese)
Report on the survey of attitude toward medical and nursing care in the last stage of life. Japan, 2018 Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) https://www.mhlw.go.jp/toukei/list/dl/saisyuiryo_a_h29.pdf (in Japanese)
Report on the public awareness of medical and nursing care at the Last Stage of Life. Japan, 2018 MHLW https://www.mhlw.go.jp/file/05-Shingikai-10801000-Iseikyoku-Soumuka/0000200748.pdf (in Japanese)
Basic Plan to Promote Cancer Control Programmes. Japan, 2007 (last revised in 2018) MHLW https://www.mhlw.go.jp/file/06-Seisakujouhou-10900000-Kenkoukyoku/0000196975.pdf (in Japanese)
The Guideline on the Decision-making Process for Medical and Nursing Care at the Last Stage of Life. Japan, 2007 (last revised in 2018) MHLW https://www.mhlw.go.jp/file/04-Houdouhappyou-10802000-Iseikyoku-Shidouka/0000197701.pdf (in Japanese)
Commentary: The Guideline on the Decision-making Process for Medical and Nursing Care at the Last Stage of Life. Japan, 2007 (last revised in 2018) MHLW https://www.mhlw.go.jp/file/04-Houdouhappyou-10802000-Iseikyoku-Shidouka/0000197702.pdf (in Japanese)