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29 July 2014
A review of choice in end of life care is to be chaired by Claire Henry, Chief Executive of the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), the lead charity for Dying Matters.
1 July 2011
<p>The Palliative Care Funding review, which was published on 1 July 2011, is a crucial opportunity for the government to improve end of life care, say leading health charities in a letter published in today’s Guardian newspaper.</p>
1 June 2011
Doctors and nurses are pledging to make sure the final wishes of dying patients are carried out. More than 8000 GP surgeries in England will be asked to display a new seven-point patient charter on end of life care.
26 May 2011
<p>Serious concerns have been raised about how older people are treated in some NHS hospitals - including one where doctors prescribe drinking water for elderly patients because "appalling" levels of care are leaving them dehydrated.</p>
24 May 2011
Death remains a taboo subject in Britain, according to new research commissioned by the Dying Matters Coalition.
23 May 2011
<p>A three-day Awareness Week event at Trinity Hospice, Blackpool, culminated on Friday with a conference featuring a number of key speakers on end of life care.</p>
19 May 2011
<p>Health Secretary Andrew Lansley was among an illustrious line-up of speakers at the National Council for Palliative Care’s (NCPC) 20th anniversary event on 17 May, which took place during Dying Matters Awareness Week. The NCPC is the umbrella organisation for Dying Matters.</p>
13 May 2011
<p>Last night (Thursday) the BBC One documentary Inside the Human Body showed the death of an elderly man, attracting some criticism. Dying Matters and National Council for Palliative Care Chief Executive Eve Richardson has issued a statement in response to the programme.</p>
4 May 2011
<p>Voluntary sector leaders, including National Council for Palliative Care and Dying Matters Chief Executive Eve Richardson, were at Downing Street on Wednesday to share their views on the proposed reforms of the NHS as part of the new Listening exercise.</p>
15 April 2011
Healthcare professionals are among the callers who have contacted a groundbreaking palliative care advice line since it was launched by a Suffolk hospice nine months ago.
15 April 2011
Voluntary sector leaders, including National Council for Palliative Care and Dying Matters Chief Executive Eve Richardson, were at Downing Street on Wednesday to share their views on the proposed reforms of the NHS as part of the new Listening exercise.

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