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Commissioning Better Outcomes Fund- End of Life Care Incubator (Hillingdon)

Social Impact Bond

Location: Hillingdon, London, United Kingdom

Launch date: 2018

Duration: 36 months

Policy area: Health

Government outcomes fund: Commissioning Better Outcomes Fund (Big Lottery Fund)

Commissioners: The National Lottery Community Fund, Hillingdon Clinical Commissioning Group

Providers: Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Stage: Implementation

Intervention description

The SIB aims to enable 1860 people in Hillingdon to receive better quality end of life care in the comfort of their own home. Your Life Line 24/7 provides 24/7 telephone advice and support to patients to patients identified as having palliative care needs or who are approaching the end of their lives. The service is designed to coordinate palliative care in Hillingdon and support patients to receive dignified end of life care in their homes, including rapid access to nurses who are able to visit patients in their homes and support them in crisis situations. The SIB aims to prevent avoidable hospital admissions and help palliative patients to die in a place where they feel most comfortable.