About NCPC

The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) is the umbrella charity for all those involved in palliative, end of life and hospice care in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

We believe that everyone approaching the end of life has the right to the highest quality care and support, wherever they live, and whatever their condition.

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A subscription to NCPC secures a wide range of services. As a subscriber we will keep you up to date with:

  • Free Publications
  • Free attendance to regional conferences and workshops
  • Password access to downloadable materials

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NCPC publishes a range of titles which can help you develop and implement your palliative care strategies, support clinical governance and offer guidance on clinical and ethical issues.



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Subscribe to NCPC and get a range of benefits to help you deliver the best end of life care in your community.

Latest from NCPC

Additional subscriber benefits - introducing our enhanced subscriber offer
30 October 2014
We are delighted to announce the re-launch of our subscriber package this October. We asked for your views in the subscriber satisfaction survey earlier this year and have incorporated your feedback into what we hope you’ll agree is a new and improved subscription package. In addition to the benefits that you are already receiving, we have now increased the package to include more features around the key areas of knowledge, networking and involvement.
Latest edition of 'Planning For Your Future Care' guidance published
27 October 2014
The latest edition of popular guidance, Planning For Your Future Care, has been published and is now available to purchase. The guide was originally published in 2009 with the National End of Life Care Programme, the Dying Matters coalition and the University of Nottingham, and revised in 2012. This new edition, which has been updated and revised for 2014, serves as an easy-to-read introduction to advance care planning.


We offer a wide range of services and support to help professionals deliver excellent end of life care.


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