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27 April 2016
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), lead body of Dying Matters, is backing new analysis by Macmillan Cancer Support which shows that "growing demand for end of life care will put an...
14 May 2012
People in Britain could risk missing out on having their end of life wishes met and leaving a mess for those close to them, according to a new study commissioned by the Dying Matters Coalition*.
11 May 2012
The National Council of Palliative Care (NCPC) and Dying Matters have welcomed the publication of a National End of Life Care Intelligence Network report this week which marks a significant moment in the progress of the Department of Health’s 2008 End of Life Care Strategy.
4 May 2012
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) has welcomed the Prime Minister's decision to make end of life care for people with advanced dementia an additional aim of the Dementia Strategy.
16 April 2012
Philip Gould, the New Labour strategist, chronicled the last few weeks of his life before succumbing to oesophageal cancer in November last year at the age of 61.
22 March 2012
The Dying Matters Coalition supports the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) in calling for doctors to receive end of life care training to help patients die in their place of choice.
19 March 2012
Playwright Nell Dunn FRSL, academic and poet Yasmin Gunaratnam, publisher Roger Kirkpatrick and author Diana Melly, the widow of the legendary Jazz musician George Melly, will judge Final Chapters, a new groundbreaking creative writing competition about dying, being run by the Dying Matters Coalition.
19 March 2012
NCPC and Dying Matters supporter and Lymphoma Association fundraiser Ian Leech has been chosen to bear the Olympic Torch.
15 February 2012
Millions of British people in their late 40s and 50s are facing a miserable retirement living in poor health for longer, residing in unsuitable housing and dying without adequate care and support, according to a new report out today by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) and the National Care Forum (NCF).
14 February 2012
A new report by the British Medical Association’s Medical Ethics Committee, “Building on Progress: Where next for organ donation in the UK?” has been produced as part of its ongoing work on organ transplantation.

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