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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
  • Password access to downloadable materials

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As a charity, we rely on your generous donations to help us support end of life care. Click 'go' to find out more

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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

Latest from NCPC

Charity calls for radical changes in support for end of life care
19 July 2016
The National Council for Palliative Care is calling for radical changes in the way that communities support bereaved and dying people. The call follows the evaluation of early work by eight pathfinder groups aiming to develop compassionate communities.
The National Commitment on end of life care
7 July 2016
Ben Gummer MP announced the Government's response to the Choice Review at a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Hospice and Palliative Care

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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