News

19 September 2013
A new report providing a picture of the level and quality of patient involvement in decisions made by palliative care social workers has been published today.
4 September 2013
Funeral costs have risen by 80 per cent since 2004 with the average bill now £7,622, according to the annual Cost of Dying report published this week.
16 July 2013
Dying Matters and our lead charity, the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), have welcomed the recommendations of the Liverpool Care Pathway review.
15 July 2013
An exhibition about death by world renowned photographer Rankin is being actively supported by Dying Matters.
4 July 2013
A new film in which grieving parents talk candidly about the death of a child is said to be the first UK release of its kind.
26 June 2013
A new report by Marie Curie Cancer care says there is a growing need to rethink how accessible and appropriate end of life care is for people in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic minority (BAME) groups.
19 April 2013
Bereaved teenagers are being offered an innovative new course which uses cooking as therapy while providing vital life skills.
21 March 2013
With just two weeks to go until England’s 152 Health and Wellbeing Boards take on new legal responsibilities as part of the Government’s health reforms, almost half have failed to set out what they will do to meet the needs of dying people, according to research published today by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC).
20 March 2013
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) and Marie Curie have jointly published a new guide to help the public hold politicians to account on end of life care.
26 February 2013
Dying Matters and the National Council for Palliative Care are calling for improved training of staff following publication of a report claiming that less than half of the 80 per cent of care home residents with dementia or severe memory loss enjoy a good quality of life.

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