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29 June 2017
The National Council for Palliative Care was set up 25 years ago, at the request of the then government, to advocate for palliative and end of life care and build collaboration and partnership in the...
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.
29 November 2012
A pioneering programme of work aimed at improving the care people receive at the end of their lives has been launched by the Dying Matters Coalition in partnership with Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust in the West Midlands.
3 October 2012
Dying Matters Chair Professor Mayur Lakhani has urged doctors to be honest with patients and their loved ones about the limitations of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
14 September 2012
The cost of a funeral has risen by 71% since 2004, and 6% in the last year alone, according to the annual Cost of Dying report by insurer Sun Life Direct. The basic cost of a funeral is now £3,284, a rise of £193 from last year.
4 September 2012
Booking is now open for this national event, organised in by a partnership of some of the leading organisations in dementia and end of life care.
28 August 2012
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