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P-22 Greater Manchester hospices collaborative: caring together
  1. Martin Foster,
  2. on behalf of GM Hospices Provider Collaborative


Working in partnership to improve the Quality, Access and Sustainability of all-ages Palliative and End of Life Care across Greater Manchester.

Mission To ensure that all people in Greater Manchester (GM) with specialist palliative and end of life care (PaEOLC) needs, and their loved ones, have timely access to the very best care and support, wherever and whoever they are.


  • To come together, act together and achieve together, working closely with partners at all levels of the GM Integrated Care System (ICS) and beyond.

  • To improve quality, access and sustainability of PaEOLC services – in line with core NHS and GM ICB objectives.

  • To help deliver the standards for high quality and equitable PaEOLC for GM individuals envisioned in the ‘GM Commitments’: care delivered at the right time, in the right place and by the right people; and with the holistic needs and wishes of individuals and their loved ones at the centre.

Methods Aim 1: Collaboration with system partners to achieve equitable, high quality, personalised PaEOLC for all. Aim 2: Inter-hospice collaboration, maximising the impact of our collective resources and sustaining our vital Specialist PaEOLC offer in GM. Aim 3: Embracing digital solutions and data sharing opportunities to meaningfully improve Specialist PaEOLC across the system.

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