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National LGB&T Partnership joins forces with Dying Matters
22 April 2014
The National LGB&T Partnership are joining forces with the Dying Matters Coalition to encourage and support people from lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) communities to talk openly about end of life issues in the run-up to Dying Matters Awareness Week.
Strong national vision on end of life care must continue
8 April 2014
A strong national vision is required if the care of people at and approaching the end of their lives is not to be put at risk, according to a new report, "The end of life care strategy: New ambitions", by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC).
Marie Curie calls for 'round the clock' care for terminally ill
10 March 2014
Terminally ill people are suffering unnecessarily due to poor access to pain relief at home, Marie Curie Cancer Care is warning.
New booklets for carers in hospitals
12 February 2014
NCPC launches two new practical guide books for staff and carers in acute hospitals.
Only 1 in 9 make their funeral wishes known to loved ones
3 February 2014
Research shows that people are becoming more comfortable about talking about their own death, but not planning for funerals.
National Council for Palliative Care announces new Chief Executive
3 February 2014
Claire Henry to succeed Eve Richardson as charity's new Chief Executive.