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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...
5 January 2015
We are absolutely delighted that Eve Richardson, who retired as Chief Executive of the National Council for Palliative Care - the lead charity for Dying Matters - in March last year after 14 years at the helm, has been awarded an OBE in the New Years Honours list.
10 December 2014
Almost half of Britons (47%) say they would feel uncomfortable talking to someone who has been recently bereaved, and many bereaved people have experienced negative reactions to their grief, including people avoiding them and the loss of friendships, according to a new study released by the Dying Matters Coalition.
7 November 2014
Find Me Help, the UK's most comprehensive search tool for people in the last years of life, their carers, family and friends, has been launched as microsite.
5 November 2014
The latest edition of 'Planning For Your Future Care', one of our most popular publications, is now available to download and purchase.
5 November 2014
Dying Matters, in partnership with the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, has launched a groundbreaking short film aimed at improving understanding of the end of life needs of the Muslim community
7 October 2014
Parents are failing to make adequate plans for their children should they die early, a new survey by the Childhood Bereavement Network has revealed.
6 October 2014
New research reveals family carers of those living with terminal illnesses are not being provided with the support and information they need when managing and administering medication at home.
30 September 2014
A £650,000 prize fund has been launched by the NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens to encourage and reward innovation in the NHS.
17 September 2014
New guidance on managing bereavement at work which Dying Matters helped shape is being published by ACAS today.
12 September 2014
A collection of stories and poems about dying and bereavement submitted to a Dying Matters competition has won a top prize in a publishing competition.

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