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17 March 2020
With Dying Matters Awareness Week less than two months away, we have recognised that COVID-19 will have a big impact on all of our plans.
12 November 2015
A new organisation which aims to provide guidance for healthcare professionals, patients and their carers on managing social media and other digital assets at the end of life has been launched.
6 October 2015
The UK is the best place in the world in which to die, according to a study comparing end of life care in 80 countries.
3 June 2015
Hackney’s Health and Wellbeing Board has committed to ensure that services for the dying, their families and carers in the east London borough are made as effective as possible.
21 May 2015
As part of Dying Matters Awareness Week (18-24 May), people across Wales are being urged to talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement and not to leave it too late to make their end of life wishes known.
20 May 2015
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), lead charity of Dying Matters, has called a report into poor end of life care in the NHS "absolutely heart-breaking".
18 May 2015
Millions of people in Britain risk missing out on having their end of life wishes met and are leaving their affairs in a mess for their families to sort out because they haven’t planned for their death, according to a new study released by the Dying Matters Coalition.
15 May 2015
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), which leads Dying Matters, was picked from more than 350 organisations to win one of ten prestigious GSK IMPACT Awards at the Science Museum in London on 14 May.
14 May 2015
One of the most celebrated actresses in the world, Dame Judi Dench, has become a patron of the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), the lead charity for Dying Matters.
27 April 2015
A coalition of charities involved in palliative care, including our lead charity, the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), says 1.4million people could die in hospital against their wishes over the course of the next Parliament.
15 April 2015
The National Council for Palliative Care, lead charity for Dying Matters, is delighted to announce the appointment of Baroness Ilora Finlay as its new Chair of Trustees.



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