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21 October 2019
Dying Matters has been part of Hospice UK for over two years, and we feel it is time to update the Dying Matters colours to match those used by Hospice UK.
18 October 2012
A response from Eve Richardson, Chief Executive of the Dying Matters Coalition.
6 September 2012
Dying Matters members will be attending our annual Day of the Dead conference on 1 November 2012 at Senate House, London.
25 June 2019
Dying Matters Awareness Week was one of the most successful yet, and certainly one of the busiest.
15 November 2018
The Hospice UK Conference is nearly upon us!
4 July 2018
We recently approached Local Authorities’ Adult Social Care teams and Her Majesty’s Prisons services to raise awareness of Dying Matters and the importance of planning for death, dying and bereavement. If you have any questions about this or suggestions for who else we might want to reach out to, please get in touch.
29 June 2017
Jon Underwood, founder of the Death Cafe Movement in the UK, has died suddenly at the age of 44.
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 sector. Cicely Saunders was one of our founders and our first President. Since then we have worked tirelessly to bring palliative and end of life care into the mainstream, and ensure that everyone gets access to good end of life care.
20 March 2017
Twelve winners have been announced for the first Dying Matters photographic competition. The competition challenged both professional and amateur photographers to produces images on the theme of “Celebrating Life in the Face of Death.”
8 December 2016
Dying Matters has responded to the Chief Medical Officer's suggestion that people should work longer in order to remain healthy and active in old age.
1 December 2016
Dying Matters has welcomed the launch of a new lower-cost cremation service.



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