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Being with someone when they die

Recognising when death is close will help you say those important goodbyes and prepare for what is to come.

Awareness Week 2017 dates announced

Dying Matters Awareness Week 2017 will run from 8-14 May. Find out how you can get involved.

Dying Matters films

Dying Matters has produced a number of critically acclaimed films designed to prompt discussions about dying, death and bereavement. 

Your stories

Despite a devastating diagnosis, my mother had a peaceful and dignified death. 

What's on

Be educated, enlightened - even entertained - at events about dying, death and bereavement. 

What's on

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We have nearly 32,000 members, and are actively enlisting those that are committed to supporting changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours around dying, death and bereavement.

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Don't leave your funeral to fate

Make sure your loved ones know what you want with our free My Funeral Wishes form.

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Find Me Help

Find local help and support for people in the last years of life, or add your own service.

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Poll

Which of the following describes how you would feel talking to someone close to you about their end of life wishes.
I would be happy to talk to them
84%
I would feel awkward or uncomfortable
11%
Neither of the above
4%
Total votes: 90

Your stories

Sharing your experiences can help others deal with theirs. 

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10 myth-busting funeral facts

Poppy Mardall, founder and director of award-winning Poppy's Funerals, debunks some widely held beliefs about funerals. 

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