Dying Matters Awareness Week

Dying Matters Awareness Week

14 - 20 May 2018 is Dying Matters Awareness Week. Every year in May, Dying Matters and its coalition members host an Awareness Week, which gives an opportunity to place the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the national agenda. The theme for 2018 is, "What Can You Do... in your community?"

The Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Review Group produces reviews on palliative care for those with life-limiting disease or illness, and supportive care of patients and significant others living with serious illness. They have been working closely with Hospice UK, a national charity for hospice care, and the Dying Matters Coalition in order to share best evidence in palliative care during the Awareness Week.

The Cochrane evidence on this topic area are:

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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