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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
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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.

Dying Matters

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NCPC leads the Dying Matters Coalition which aims to raise public awareness of the importance of talking more openly about dying, death and bereavement and of making your wishes known.

Dying Matters

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Latest from NCPC

NCPC comments on Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman report that too many people are dying without dignity
20 May 2015
A new report by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, out today, has found that too many people are dying without dignity.
Britons failing to talk about dying and risking leaving it too late to make wishes known
18 May 2015
Millions of people in Britain risk missing out on having their end of life wishes met and 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.

Professionals

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

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Patients & Carers

Click here to access support or find out how your experiences can help us improve end of life care.

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