News

Latest News

4 September 2019
Royal London has published it's annual National Funeral Cost Index for 2019. Among other findings. the report shows that the cost of funerals has risen by only 0.7% in the last year, while...
17 June 2014
The Court of Appeal has today ruled doctors must consult with and inform patients before placing a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order on their medical notes.
10 June 2014
Around 118,000 more first time donors are needed to attend a blood donation session between now and the end of December to protect blood supplies, according to a report released during National Blood Week.
4 June 2014
A new reality TV series exploring society’s emotional, cultural and spiritual attitudes to dying begins on Channel 4 tonight.
28 May 2014
The Dying Matters Coalition now encompasses Wales as part of the three-year plan for improving end of life care in the country.
16 May 2014
Travelling more, having children and seeing them grow up, and winning the lottery have been voted as the top things people would like to do before they die, in a national survey carried out by Marie Curie Cancer Care as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week, which ran from 12-18 May.
15 May 2014
A new joint report by the Royal College of Physicians and Marie Curie has highlighted the need for major improvements in the care of people dying in hospitals.
15 May 2014
Professor Mayur Lakhani urged delegates at a key palliative care conference in Ireland to hold a national conversation on end of life care.
12 May 2014
Millions of Britons are failing to make adequate plans for their death and don’t know the wishes of their loved ones, according to a new study released by Dying Matters.
12 May 2014
As our research reveals people in Wales are the least likely to have written down what they want for their end of life care, Wales Health Minister Mark Drakeford is backing Dying Matters' aim to get people talking about and planning for the end of life.
8 May 2014
Dying Matters and National Council for Palliative Care Chief Executive Claire Henry will be moonwalking in London this weekend to raise money for breast cancer causes.

Pages

Poll

Which of the following describes how you would feel talking to someone close to you about their end of life wishes.

Young Hand Old handJoin us

We have around 12,000  members, and are actively enlisting those that are committed to supporting changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours around dying, death and bereavement.

Join us today

Share Your Story

Hearing about others' experiences can be helpful when dealing with death and bereavement. Do you have a personal experience that you'd feel comfortable sharing with the campaign? If so, let us know...

Share Your Story