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31 March 2017
On Wednesday 29 March, the trustee boards of both Hospice UK and the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) agreed to work towards the merger of the two organisations. The process of due...
26 June 2014
Our lead charity, the National Council for Palliative Care, is welcoming the new Priorities for Care identified for people at the end of life while continuing to call for a National Conversation about dying.
20 June 2014
Thousands of UK care homes are throwing open their doors to the public today as part of an initiative which aims to change perceptions of care homes.
17 June 2014
The Court of Appeal has today ruled doctors must consult with and inform patients before placing a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order on their medical notes.
10 June 2014
Around 118,000 more first time donors are needed to attend a blood donation session between now and the end of December to protect blood supplies, according to a report released during National Blood Week.
4 June 2014
A new reality TV series exploring society’s emotional, cultural and spiritual attitudes to dying begins on Channel 4 tonight.
28 May 2014
The Dying Matters Coalition now encompasses Wales as part of the three-year plan for improving end of life care in the country.
16 May 2014
Travelling more, having children and seeing them grow up, and winning the lottery have been voted as the top things people would like to do before they die, in a national survey carried out by Marie Curie Cancer Care as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week, which ran from 12-18 May.
15 May 2014
Professor Mayur Lakhani urged delegates at a key palliative care conference in Ireland to hold a national conversation on end of life care.
15 May 2014
A new joint report by the Royal College of Physicians and Marie Curie has highlighted the need for major improvements in the care of people dying in hospitals.
12 May 2014
Millions of Britons are failing to make adequate plans for their death and don’t know the wishes of their loved ones, according to a new study released by Dying Matters.

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