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27 April 2016
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), lead body of Dying Matters, is backing new analysis by Macmillan Cancer Support which shows that "growing demand for end of life care will put an...
1 February 2012
An updated booklet published by the National End of Life Care Programme in association with Dying Matters and the University of Nottingham supports people in shaping the care they receive at the end of their life.
23 January 2012
London's Southbank Centre is celebrating death this weekend with the ironically titled 'Festival for the Living' from 27-29 January.
19 January 2012
The importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement was highlighted in a debate on Care of the Dying held in the House of Commons on Tuesday 17 January.
19 January 2012
New research suggests that more than one in five people now die in their own homes, the highest number in ten years. This is despite an overall decline in the number of people dying.
18 January 2012
In an article published in the Guardian, Eve Richardson, chief executive of the National Council for Palliative Care and the Dying Matters coalition, urges the government to make a good death a priority.
10 January 2012
The death of a loved one raises the risk of a heart attack by 21 times in the first 24 hours, according to a new study by US researchers.
7 December 2011
The National Council of Palliative Care (NCPC) is warning that specialist care of the terminally ill may be put at risk in the future because of a recruitment crisis and ageing nursing workforce.
30 November 2011
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) has welcomed the publication of a new quality standard for end of life care for adults.
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.
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.

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