Dying Matters calls for change
Right now people are dying without the support they need. Since the start of the pandemic, it is estimated that almost 67,000 people have died at home without access to specialist care. That's why Hospice UK and Dying Matters have been calling for the Government to give end of life care the attention it deserves.
Along with our friends across the sector, we have been making great strides. But there's still more work to be done. We know how dedicated health and care staff are, and how committed they are to providing the best care possible for everyone. But we also know that they need more support, so that everyone who is dying gets the specialist care they need - whoever and wherever they are.
Together, we must call for meaningful change so that everyone dies #InAGoodPlace.
Staff, patients and families alike - we all share that mission, and we want decision makers in Westminster and beyond to make the changes needed so that everyone can die #InAGoodPlace.
That's why we're asking you to take action with us.
Let's keep the conversation going
While this is a great first step, let's keep the conversation going. We need to make sure that our stories reach those in positions of power so that this change isn't just celebrated in Westminster but is felt by everyone experiencing death, dying and grief in our communities too.