Help and advice

Dying Matters has lots of resources to help you get the conversation started, or support those who have been bereaved. 

Dying Matters films

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

Breaking bad news

The way someone learns about the death of someone close can stay with them for a lifetime. Our guidelines aim to help you get it right.

Unique bereavement cards support Dying Matters

Dying Matters has joined forces with one of our members, Inspired Goodbyes, to create a range of unique bereavement cards.

Felix Dennis poetry competition

We have 20 copies of maverick multi-millionaire publisher Felix Dennis's posthumously published poetry collection to win.

Dying Matters shop

Hosting an event? Our posters, leaflets, DVDs and more will help you get the conversation started.

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Dying Matters blog

Few Brits make provision for their favourite cause in their Will. Remember a Charity Campaigns Officer Louise Pavoni urges us to reconsider.

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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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Our 30,000 members play a key role in changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours around death and dying. Joining is free! 

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Poll

Have any of the following prompted you to talk about death?
Being diagnosed with a terminal illness
7%
Someone close to you being diagnosed with a terminal illness
30%
Someone close to you dying
58%
Having gone through a near death experience
6%
Total votes: 442

Awareness Week case study

Taboo-busting in Birmingham for Awareness Week.

Top tips from the organisers

What's on

Be inspired and informed at events about dying, death and bereavement. Find out what's on close to you. 

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