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A Connected Society

The government’s Loneliness Strategy is published today. The strategy highlights bereavement as a trigger for feelings of loneliness. As part of the strategy, the Prime Minister confirmed all GPs in England will be able to refer patients experiencing loneliness to...

Hospice Care Week

Hospice Care Week is an annual week of activity to raise the profile of hospice care across the UK. Each year we hold a week of celebration and action, which helps to change people’s perceptions of hospice care. Heart...

Carers Week 2018 – Healthy and Connected

11-17 June is Carers Week. Across the country, many groups and associations are organising events to support carers to remain healthy and connected. Find out here what’s going on in your area . Caring can be deeply rewarding, bringing people...

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Dying Matters Week is here

Dying Matters Week runs 14-20 May with the theme #WhatCanYouDo? Hundreds of events will be taking place across the country, helping to open conversations about dying, death and bereavement. Check out the map for details of what’s on in...

Death, Dying and Devolution

This policy brief reviews policy areas associated with death, dying and bereavement within the context of devolution. It focuses on the national and regional delegation of power, resources and authority across the UK and the implications of this for those...

Returning to work consultation

Returning to work after time out for caring

This government consultation wants to know more about the experiences of people who want to return to work, employers’ experiences of recruiting these people and other evidence on the barriers that they face and the support available to them....