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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 2013
A new report by Marie Curie Cancer care says there is a growing need to rethink how accessible and appropriate end of life care is for people in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic minority (BAME) groups.
19 April 2013
Bereaved teenagers are being offered an innovative new course which uses cooking as therapy while providing vital life skills.
21 March 2013
With just two weeks to go until England’s 152 Health and Wellbeing Boards take on new legal responsibilities as part of the Government’s health reforms, almost half have failed to set out what they will do to meet the needs of dying people, according to research published today by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC).
20 March 2013
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) and Marie Curie have jointly published a new guide to help the public hold politicians to account on end of life care.
26 February 2013
Dying Matters and the National Council for Palliative Care are calling for improved training of staff following publication of a report claiming that less than half of the 80 per cent of care home residents with dementia or severe memory loss enjoy a good quality of life.
7 January 2013
Mandy Paine, one of the National Council for Palliative Care and Dying Matters' most avid supporters, has recorded a second song to raise awareness of our work.
22 November 2012
Just 38 (46%) of 83 newly created Health and Wellbeing Boards with public strategies have considered the needs of dying people, according to research published today by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), the lead charity for the Dying Matters Coalition.
21 November 2012
Terminally ill cancer patients are being let down during emergency admissions to hospital, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is warning.
8 November 2012
The Dying Matters Coalition has welcomed the inclusion of end of life care in the NHS mandate.
6 November 2012
Dying Matters Chief Executive Eve Richardson, pictured, has welcomed proposed changes to the NHS constitution to include new end of life care commitments.

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