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The National Gold Standards Framework (GSF) Centre in End of Life Care is the national training and coordinating  centre for all GSF programmes, enabling  generalist frontline staff to provide  a gold standard of care for people nearing the end of life. GSF improves the quality, coordination and organisation of care leading to better patient outcomes in line with their needs and preferences and greater cost efficiency through reducing hospitalisation. The GSF Centre CIC is a not-for-profit Social Enterprise Community Interest Company.

Our Mission Statement:
Our aspiration is to deliver training and support that brings about individual and organisational transformation, enabling a 'gold standard' of care for all people nearing the end of life.

Statement of Clarification:

The National Gold Standards Framework (GSF) Centre in End of Life Care Statement of Clarification of services and resources available and copyright licensing policy September 2012.

We are a group of committee clinicians, administrative staff and approximately forty clinical associates and reference groups. We also now have thirteen Regional Centres; Weldmar, Locala Community Partnerships CIC,  North London Hospice, Saint Francis Hospice, Princess Alice Hospice, St. Richards Hospice, Longfield Hospice Care for the Cotswolds, Birmingham St Mary's Hospice, Arthur Rank Hospice, St Wilfrid's and St Micheal's Hospice and Pilgrims Hospice, St Benedicts.

See Regional Centres section

GSF Testimonial

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Our partners

  • GHK International
  • University of Birmingham
  • Chris Smith CMS video
  • Tanner King

The Gold Standards Framework Centre CIC is registered in England, registration number 7231949

updated 24/11/2020