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29 June 2017
Jon Underwood, founder of the Death Cafe Movement in the UK, has died suddenly at the age of 44.
14 August 2013
Dying Matters has teamed up with National Museums Liverpool to hold an event exploring the powerful issues raised by internationally renowned photographer Rankin’s exhibition Alive: in the Face of Death
28 May 2013
Our Dying Matters Awareness Week impact survey closes this week. Completing the survey only takes a couple of minutes, and if you share your details, you will be entered into a prize draw for a £50 book token.
15 May 2013
Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and the Dying Matters Coalition are holding a major national conference on end of life and bereavement care on Friday (17 May) as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week.
11 April 2013
The National Council for Palliative Care has called for a national debate on organ donation following news of a ground-breaking 50% increase in deceased organ donors in the last five years.
11 April 2013
Dying Matters has called for a national debate following news of a ground-breaking 50% increase in organ donations in the last five years.
28 March 2013
Increase in home and hospice deaths since 2005 suggests that the National End of Life Care Programme has helped more people to die at their preferred place of death
7 February 2013
Eve Richardson, Chief Executive of Dying Matters and the National Council for Palliative Care, has condemned the 'scandalous lack of care' revealed by the publication this week of a damning report into standards at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.
6 February 2013
A new report from the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network highlights that people with cardiovascular diseases are more likely to die in hospital than people dying from other conditions.
31 January 2013
Dying Matters Awareness Week runs from 13 - 19 May. We have a range of resources to help you promote your Awareness Week activities.
30 January 2013
Residents from across Lewisham in South East London came together this week at a packed council chamber at the local Town Hall to discuss the importance of taking care of the future and planning ahead on end of life issues. Dying Matters Communications Director Joe Levenson, pictured, reports.

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