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Court of Appeal rules on DNR
17 June 2014
Landmark judgement places legal duty on doctors to consult with patients about Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders.
Specialist palliative care leading to more people being able to die at home
3 June 2014
Specialist palliative care services in the community are continuing to lead to more people being able to die at home, according to a new report out today from the National Council for Palliative Care and Public Health England.
18 million people around the world died in pain in 2012
3 June 2014
Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance cites lack of access to pain treatment as a public health emergency.
National Care of the Dying Audit for Hospitals
15 May 2014
NCPC responds to new report from Royal College of Physicians which shows need to improve care for people dying in hospitals.
NCPC Chairman addresses Dublin conference
15 May 2014
Professor Mayur Lakhani spoke today at the Irish Hospice Foundation's Primary Palliative Care Conference 2014.
Difficult Conversations for Heart Failure
6 May 2014
NCPC launches the latest title in its popular Difficult Conversations series, based on discussions with people with heart failure, their family, carers and former carers.