Let’s talk about dying booklet

Over a third of people aren’t comfortable bringing up the subject with a relative or close friend, and two in five people admit they do not know their loved ones’ wishes around dying, such as what their preferred type of burial would be. This leaflet or the accompanying video may help

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Dying Matters video library
20th July 2016 | Source: Dying Matters

Dying Matters has produced a number of well received films. These can be used in numerous health and social care training scenarios, as well as in hospices, GP surgeries, care homes, voluntary organisations, community groups - anywhere, in fact, where discussions about end of life planning are appropriate.

No painful compromise
14th June 2017 | Source: Hospice UK

A guide for commissioners and providers to improve pain management for dying people at home from Hospice UK. This research was commissioned by NHS England as part of the Strategic Partner Programme, which includes Hospice UK and National Council for Palliative Care.

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