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13 August 2018
Entries are open to any Dying Matters registered events that took place in the month of May 2018, even if they didn’t occur during the Awareness Week (May 14-20). We'll be announcing winners...
14 September 2016
SunLife’s annual Cost of Dying research shows that the cost of dying is the fastest rising of any fixed cost in the UK – rising much faster than any cost of living such as rent, food, utilities, insurance or clothing.
14 September 2016
When someone dies, working out what needs to be done can be overwhelming.
12 September 2016
We are pleased to announce that we are holding an ‘End of Summer’ Sale.
27 April 2016
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), lead body of Dying Matters, is backing new analysis by Macmillan Cancer Support which shows that "growing demand for end of life care will put an ‘intolerable’ strain on the NHS and social services".
18 April 2016
A new report, 'Losing a partner – the financial and practical consequences' has revealed that seven in ten people were financially or practically unprepared when their partner died.
15 April 2016
An innovative scheme is encouraging employers to take bereavement more seriously. The Compassionate Employers programme allows companies and organisations to gain a better understanding of how bereavement among staff can have long-lasting effects on productivity, morale and absenteeism, and how to introduce policies and good practice to support staff through loss.
24 March 2016
Organisations from West Yorkshire to Surrey have been honoured at the first palliative and end of life care awards organised by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), lead body of Dying Matters. The four winners were chosen from three shortlisted entries in each category, out of more than 50 nominations received.
9 March 2016
Magician Paul Daniels has died at home having been diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour in February.
22 February 2016
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), lead organisation of Dying Matters, has revealed the shortlist for its first ever end of life care awards. Over 50 organisations entered one of more of the four categories, ranging from hospices and projects through to individuals and groups working or volunteering in end of life care.
11 January 2016
Whether you are a fan or not, it is hard to deny that David Bowie was a true artist. He didn’t just make music: he controlled every part of the process. That isn’t to say he did it all: one aspect of his genius lay in his ability to choose and mutually gain from his collaborators. This extended to the image he presented to the world, in clothing, make-up, video and live performance.

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