NCPC responds to NICE draft guidance on end of life care for children and young people
1 July 2016
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued draft guidance for children and young people. It is estimated that more than 40,000 children and young people in England are living with a life-limiting condition (where there is no reasonable hope of cure).
Response to report on unnecessary treatments
27 June 2016
NCPC responds to a report into unnecessary treatments in end of life care.
NCPC supports GMC call for better training
16 May 2016
The NCPC supports the GMC's calls for better training for doctors in palliative and end of life care.
Survey: Do we "unfriend" our Facebook friends after they die?
13 May 2016
40% of British adults wouldn’t unfriend someone they know on Facebook even after that person has died, according to new research for Dying Matters. The survey of over 2,000 adults by ComRes found that only 8% of people agreed that when someone they know on Facebook dies, they unfriend their account soon after, compared with 40% who disagreed.
SunLife and Dying Matters launch FREE online tool to record funeral wishes
12 May 2016
Do your loved ones know your funeral wishes? Only 1% do…..
New report reveals the bereavement gender divide
10 May 2016
Women suffer more financially and practically in the aftermath of losing a spouse or long-term partner, according to research from Royal London