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10 May 2021
Death, dying and bereavement are more prominent in the public consciousness than for a generation. The deaths of tens of thousands of people from COVID-19 has meant that we are collectively and...
15 April 2011
Voluntary sector leaders, including National Council for Palliative Care and Dying Matters Chief Executive Eve Richardson, were at Downing Street on Wednesday to share their views on the proposed reforms of the NHS as part of the new Listening exercise.
15 April 2011
Healthcare professionals are among the callers who have contacted a groundbreaking palliative care advice line since it was launched by a Suffolk hospice nine months ago.
6 April 2011
New guidance out today highlights the wide-ranging and sensitive care it is helpful that nurses and their colleagues undertake when an adult dies.
1 April 2011
Students from the Sixth Form Art Hospice Group have picked up a prestigious Jack Petchey Achievement award for their work with Dying Matters.
24 March 2011
The majority of people would rather improve the quality of life in the time they had left rather than extend their life, a Europe-wide survey has revealed.
21 March 2011
East and North Herts NHS Trust is leading a campaign to help terminally ill people die at home rather than in hospital.
18 March 2011
Dying Matters, together with the National Council for Palliative Care, believes all secondary school pupils in England should be taught about issues relating to death and dying as part of the national curriculum.
10 March 2011
Dying Matters Chair Professor Mayur Lakhani tells Pulse magazine why end-of-life care will be crucial for GP consortia to get right.
7 March 2011
Professor Mayur Lakhani, Chair of Dying Matters, told BBC Radio 4 today that the charity's 'simple' End of Life training project had been hugely successful in boosting the confidence of GPs in talking about end of life care.
3 March 2011
Where would most men like to spend their final moments? Surrounded by loved ones? Gazing at a magnificent view? Perhaps even watching their team score a winning goal. Well, not according to a new survey by Marie Curie Cancer Care, which reveals that most men would like to die - you guessed it - while having sex.



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