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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.

Everyone who has palliative care needs or is approaching the end of life, dying or bereaved should receive the high quality care and support they need, where and when they need it.

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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:

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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.

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Latest from NCPC

Palliative care need set to increase by 42% by 2040
18 May 2017
A new report in the journal BMC Medicine forecasts that demand for palliative care in England and Wales will increase by 42% by 2040. This means that an additional 160,00 people per year will need palliative care by 2040.
NCPC and Hospice UK boards agree to begin process of merger
31 March 2017
On Wednesday 29th March, the trustee boards of both Hospice UK and the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) agreed to work towards the merger of the two organisations. The process of due diligence and formal merger agreement is being taken forward from today.

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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