National Council for Palliative CareJuly 4 2014
The National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) is the umbrella charity for all those involved in palliative, end of life and hospice care in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The NCPC believes that everyone approaching the end of life has the right to the highest quality care and support, wherever they live, and whatever their condition.
The NCPC works with government, health and social care staff and people with personal experience to improve end of life care for all.
The NCPC holds regional conferences and workshops with free attendance for NCPC subscribers, and have 14 local representatives around the country. Find out more
The NCPC leads the Dying Matters coalition, which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life. Its membership includes hospices, care homes, NHS organisations and staff, GPs, funeral directors, the legal sector, charities, faith groups and many more.