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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...
12 May 2014
As our research reveals people in Wales are the least likely to have written down what they want for their end of life care, Wales Health Minister Mark Drakeford is backing Dying Matters' aim to get people talking about and planning for the end of life.
8 May 2014
Dying Matters and National Council for Palliative Care Chief Executive Claire Henry will be moonwalking in London this weekend to raise money for breast cancer causes.
22 April 2014
The National LGB&T Partnership are joining forces with the Dying Matters Coalition to encourage and support people from lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) communities to talk openly about end of life issues in the run-up to Dying Matters Awareness Week.
9 April 2014
A strong national vision is required if the care of people who are at or approaching the end of their lives is not to be put at risk, according to a new report, "The end of life care strategy: New ambitions", by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC).
10 March 2014
Terminally ill people are suffering unnecessarily due to poor access to pain relief at home, Marie Curie Cancer Care is warning.
27 January 2014
A Berkhamstead bus driver went the "extra mile" when she made a detour to a hospice after a passenger discovered her father had just died.
16 January 2014
Steve Evans, who did so much to way raise awareness of the importance of end of life discussions, and whose humour, wisdom and complete lack of self pity as he shared his story of living with incurable stomach cancer won him legion fans worldwide, died last Thursday.
14 January 2014
Dying Matters and the National Council for Palliative Care have joined forces with NHS Blood and Transplant in a new partnership to encourage more people to tell their loved ones whether they want to be an organ donor.
9 January 2014
Bereaved people in Britain are being failed by a lack of support in the workplace, according to a new report by Dying Matters together with our lead charity, the National Council for Palliative Care, and the National Bereavement Alliance
11 December 2013
As the Government announces its aspiration to double research funding for dementia, Dying Matters Chief Executive Eve Richardson says money must be spent on improving the lives of people who are living with the condition now.

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