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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...
27 April 2015
A coalition of charities involved in palliative care, including our lead charity, the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), says 1.4million people could die in hospital against their wishes over the course of the next Parliament.
15 April 2015
The National Council for Palliative Care, lead charity for Dying Matters, is delighted to announce the appointment of Baroness Ilora Finlay as its new Chair of Trustees.
26 March 2015
A new guide which prepares people for what to expect when someone is dying has today been published by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), the lead charity of Dying Matters.
18 March 2015
We're delighted to announce that the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), lead charity of Dying Matters, has been selected from more than 350 organisations to win a prestigious national award for supporting people at the end of life.
15 March 2015
The National Council for Palliative Care, lead charity of Dying Matters, is welcoming the recommendations of the Commons Health Select Committee report on end of life care.
26 February 2015
A new report, offering a blueprint for how greater choice in end of life can be achieved has today been published by a review board set up by Health Minister, Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP.
23 February 2015
Dying Matters has today welcomed a new government-led public awareness campaign to encourage people to plan for their and their families’ futures.
4 February 2015
Cancer Research UK has published findings showing that the lifetime risk of a cancer diagnosis has risen from 1-in-3 to 1-in-2.
16 January 2015
Identifying the best ways of providing care and support to terminally ill people, their families and carers outside of ‘working hours’ has been rated the top priority for the future of palliative and end of life care research, according to a new report launched this week
8 January 2015
NCPC and Public Health England (PHE) have announced details of eight Pathfinder communities who are taking up the opportunity to pioneer a public health approach to end of life care in England.

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