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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:

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We are pleased to announce that we are holding an ‘End of Summer’ Sale. All items on sale will be reduced by 70% with a further reduction of 10% for large orders (p&p not included)

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

Latest from NCPC

Kings College report into place of death for young people with cancer
20 September 2016
A study, lead by King's College London and funded by Marie Curie, has found that the most common place of death for children and young people with cancer is hospital.
SunLife’s 2016 Cost of Dying report reveals funerals have more than doubled in price in little over a decade
14 September 2016
SunLife’s annual Cost of Dying research shows that the cost of dying is the fastest rising of any fixed cost in the UK – rising much faster than any cost of living such as rent, food, utilities, insurance or clothing. The overall cost of dying which includes death-related costs such as probate, headstones and flowers in addition to the basic cost of a funeral - has risen by 8.3% to £8,802.

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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