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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...
18 November 2010
Details from the UK’s first ever regional public consultation on death and dying were published on 15 November 2010. The three-month survey – carried out by NHS North East, supported by Dying Matters – was designed to improve end of life care and support by encouraging people to talk about it.
16 November 2010
Demos’ Dying for Change report provides further compelling evidence for the need for a national debate about how our society should help people achieve the death they want.
15 November 2010
Too many people are dying in hospitals and care homes, and not at home the way they want to, says a report from Demos.
11 November 2010
Millions of people are expected to observe a two-minute silence at 1100GMT to mark Armistice Day. Ceremonies will take place across the UK to honour all who have fallen since WWI, including the 110 servicemen killed in Afghanistan in the past year.
11 November 2010
The Royal British Legion was formed in 1921 to support the veterans of the Great War. But since then, Britain has been involved in many other wars and fields of Service, creating a continuous supply of Service men and women, and their families, who need the British Legions assistance.
8 November 2010
Around 70% of us would prefer to die in our own homes just like Coronation Street stalwart Jack Duckworth according to research for the Dying Matters Coalition.
4 November 2010
By Jane Elliott, Health reporter, BBC News Is our fear of dying - and of talking about it - costing us the death we want?
1 November 2010
A survey released today has revealed that three out of four (75%) people in England do not set aside time with friends and family around this time of year to remember loved ones who have died.
27 October 2010
Eulogy Magazine, the worlds first magazine to celebrate life and death, asks: Have you heard of Dying Matters?

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