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31 March 2017
On Wednesday 29 March, the trustee boards of both Hospice UK and the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) agreed to work towards the merger of the two organisations. The process of due...
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.
17 January 2013
We're delighted to announce that the theme for this year's Dying Matters Awareness Week, which will run from 13-19 May 2013, is 'Be ready for it'.
15 January 2013
The review of how the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) is being used in practice is to be chaired by crossbench peer Baroness Julia Neuberger, Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb has announced.
3 January 2013
The National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCP) has launched a new toolkit to help care providers facilitate Advance Care Planning with people nearing the end of life.
18 December 2012
Hospices and care homes nationwide can receive a live stream of a Christmas pantomime for free this Christmas.
12 December 2012
Seven GP practices are the first in the country to be awarded Gold Standards Framework (GSF) accreditation for excellence in end of life care.

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