Category - end of life

  • 16 Aug 2015

    As the UK parliament prepares to discuss a bill to legalise assisted dying, Savi Hensman examines the failures of provision in proper support for those with life-threatening conditions.

  • 25 Mar 2015

    Controversy over the biggest NHS privatisation deal so far has intensified after details were leaked. £1.2 billion worth of cancer and end-of-life services in Staffordshire may be handed to a private firm to manage.

  • 10 Aug 2013

    Western culture often prides itself on its openness. Yet death remains a taboo subject for many, or at least one that is skirted around rather prosaically in many situations.

  • 16 Jul 2008

    Facing up to death and investing in the choices it involves is at the heart of a new multi-million pound government strategy in England to support people as they come to the end of their lives.