End of Life / Palliative Care

Dying Matters
Dying Matters is a broad based and inclusive national coalition of more than 15,000 members, which aims to change public knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards death, dying and bereavement. It encourages people to talk about their wishes towards the end of their lives, including where they want to die and their funeral plans with friends, family and loved ones.This website will help you start those conversations.
www.dyingmatters.org

Help the Hospices
The UK's charity for hospice care. The charity provides information and support to patients, carers or to those who have an interest in hospice and palliative care.
www.helpthehospices.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support
Practical advice and guidance to help cancer patients, their carers and families cope with the practical and emotional issues arising from a terminal diagnosis.
www.macmillan.org.uk

Marie Curie Cancer Care
Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses.
www.mariecurie.org.uk

NHS Choices
A section dedicated to end of life information.
www.nhs.uk
 


Making a will

Gov.uk
The website for UK government departments and many other agencies and public bodies.
www.gov.uk/make-will/overview

Citizen Advice Bureau
The CAB provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.
www.citizensadvice.org.uk

The Law Society
The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and others, to offering training and advice, they help, protect and promote solicitors across England and Wales.
www.lawsociety.org.uk/for-the-public/common-legal-issues/making-a-will/
 


Information for mothers and children

Marie Curie Cancer Care
www.mariecurie.org.uk

Rip rap
www.riprap.org.uk

Child bereavement
www.childbereavement.org.uk

Childline
www.childline.org.uk

Date last updated: 
31 Jul 2013