Contribute to the national conversation about dying

With the Five Priorities for Care now being implemented, join expert speakers to debate what a genuinely ambitious agenda for change in end of life care should look like.

Celebrate Day of the Dead with us

Featuring fascinating talks about traditions of remembrance and celebration around the world, tickets are available now.

Final Chapters wins gold award

A collection of stories and poems submitted to a Dying Matters competition has won a top prize in a publishing competition.

Dr Hywel Francis MP to chair Dying Matters Wales

Dr Hywel Francis MP has been appointed the first ever Chair of Byw Nawr (Live Now), set up by Dying Matters to encourage people in Wales to talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement.

Awareness Week 2014 impact report

This year's Dying Matters Awareness Week was our most successful yet, with widespread coverage and events and initiatives across England and Wales. Here's what went on.

Dying Matters blog

With recent changes to the inheritance law, making a Will has never been more vital, writes solicitor Gary Rycroft.

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Posters, leaflets, DVDs and more to help you get the conversation started. 

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What's on

There are hundreds of events relating to death, dying and bereavement happening countrywide. View them here. 

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Don't leave your funeral to fate

Do you want people to mourn your death or celebrate your life? Are there songs and readings you want included? Make sure your loved ones know what you want with My Funeral Wishes.

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Your stories

Sharing your experiences can help others deal with theirs. 

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Poll

Are you comfortable thinking and talking about death?
Yes
73%
No
8%
Sometimes
19%
Total votes: 485

A look back at YODO

In the bumper summer edition of our newsletter we take a look at the unprecedented success of this year's Awareness Week. 

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