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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
End of life care inequalities unacceptable, says NCPC
9 May 2016
The inequalities in end of life care shown in the CQC’s thematic review are unacceptable and need immediate remedy, says the National Council for Palliative Care.
Too many care providers “flying blind” about end of life care workforce
6 May 2016
A lack of data about palliative care staff could lead staff shortages in the next few years.