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Report shows people would rather die in pain if it meant being at home
9 July 2013
New Sue Ryder research finds that whilst large numbers of people want to die at home, they can't be assured of getting the pain relief they need.
Deprivation and end of life care
20 June 2013
New analysis from the Office for National Statistics from the National Bereavement Survey 2011 (VOICES) has been published which shows an apparent link between deprivation and the quality of end of life care received.
Inpatient specialist palliative care services benefiting from increased capacity
19 June 2013
Specialist palliative care services have seen increased activity and more available beds in inpatient services, according to a new report out today from the National Council for Palliative Care and Public Health England.
National Council for Palliative Care backs commitment to overhaul dementia diagnosis
15 May 2013
NCPC's Chief Executive responds to the new progress report by the Dementia Challenge groups
Millions leaving it too late to discuss dying wishes
13 May 2013
New research for the Dying Matters Coalition shows that the majority of people in Britain have not discussed or made any plans for when they die. As a result, they are risking not getting appropriate end of life care and making it harder for their families to deal with bereavement.
Dying Matters to launch in Wales
18 April 2013
The work of the Dying Matters Coalition is to be extended to Wales as part of the Welsh Government’s new End of Life Care Delivery Plan.