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26 March 2015
A new guide which prepares people for what to expect when someone is dying has today been published by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), the lead charity of Dying Matters.
28 November 2011
Dying Matters is urging members of the public to 'Look out for those alone this Christmas' as we launch our 2011 winter campaign.
28 November 2011
Demand for a publication about dementia and end of life conversations has outstripped supply, with the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) ordering a second print run in record time.
22 November 2011
<p>A new study of cancer survival figures by Macmillan Cancer Support has found that people now live nearly six times longer after their cancer diagnosis than was the case 40 years ago.</p>
16 November 2011
Dying for a Laugh, in which comedians including Ardal O'Hanlon, Jenny Eclair, Dave Spikey and Shappi Khorsandi tackle the subject of death, picked up two prestigious How-do Public Services Communications Awards last night.
8 November 2011
Eve Richardson, Chief Executive of the National Council for Palliative Care and the Dying Matters Coalition, pays a personal tribute to Philip Gould, the political adviser who specialised in understanding public opinion, and who died shortly after talking to the media about accepting he was dying.
7 November 2011
A £2m Department of Health (DH) campaign aimed at raising awareness of the early symptoms of dementia has the backing of the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC).
1 November 2011
Dying Matters celebrated the Mexican Day of the Dead on Tuesday with a suitably colourful - and at times emotional - event aimed at encouraging community involvement.
25 October 2011
The Office for National Statistics has launched a national survey to measure experiences of care at the end of life.
14 October 2011
The National Council for Palliative Care and Dying Matters have described as 'scandalous' the findings of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) report which revealed that one in five hospitals is breaking the law in its treatment of the elderly.
11 October 2011
The most common dying wish from terminally ill hospice patients is to see a pet or animal, according to a poll of hospice staff by national charity Help the Hospices.

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