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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
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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

Choice in end of life: Comment from Claire Henry, the Chair of the Choice in End of Life Care Review Board
26 February 2015
A new report, offering a blueprint for how greater choice in end of life can be achieved has today been published by a review board set up by Health Minister, Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP.
New guidance on Difficult Conversations for Young Adults
12 February 2015
A new resource from the National Council of Palliative Care and Together for Short Lives has been developed to help families and professionals approach conversations with young adults about the end of life.

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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