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Nominations open for 2nd NCPC awards

The National Council for Palliative Care is seeking nominations for the second year of its annual awards.

Photography Competition - Celebrating Life in the Face of Death

Dying Matters have launched a Photography Competition 

Awareness Week 2017 Launch

Dying Matters Awareness Week Launch events are now open for booking! 

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.

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

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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
82%
I would feel awkward or uncomfortable
14%
Neither of the above
4%
Total votes: 588

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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