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CPEP aims to influence the quality of palliative care for people approaching the end of their life.

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The Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice (LOROS) and De Montfort University have worked collaboratively for many years and together established the Centre for the Promotion of Excellence in Palliative Care (CPEP) in 2012. CPEP demonstrates both organisations commitment to enhance the delivery of holistic, person-centred, evidence-based palliative care across all care settings.

By combining the expertise and resources of the hospice with those of the University CPEP aims to influence the quality of palliative care for people approaching the end of their life and the support provided to their friends and families. This will be achieved by:

  • raising the profile of matters related to the end of life amongst the general public
  • undertaking research directly relevant to the care of people with advanced illness
  • influencing the education of health and social care professionals so as to transform the delivery of end of life care

CPEP is based in Edith Murphy House at the City campus of De Montfort University. It is headed by Professor Jayne Brown and Professor Christina Faull.

Find out more about Palliative Care Education


FREE conference, ‘Priorities for Care of the Dying’, Friday 7th October, The Venue, DMU. 
To book, email:, or call 0116 231 8455

CPEP Annual Lecture: “The Thing About Life is…” 9th November 2016, 6pm Edith Murphy building Room 2.26 and 2.27

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