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Dying Matters

As the poet Philip Larkin wrote about death, “Most things may never happen: this one will”.

So, while it remains the most sensitive of subjects, death is something we all have to face up to. Here we offer advice and insight on loss and bereavement.

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What to do when someone dies
When you’ve lost someone dear to you, it’s hard to know what you need to do next. Our guide should help you with the practicalities.

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How to cope with grief
If you have lost someone, here are some ideas for beginning to cope with the grieving process.

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What is opt out donation and how can it save lives?
Jane Abbott, Benenden Hospital Director, explores the topic of opt out donation

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Do I need a will?
Discover why it's so important to leave a will...

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Coping with a long-term health condition or terminal illness
Being diagnosed, and living with, a long-term or terminal health condition isn’t just about your physical health. It can take its toll on your mental health, too.

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How to support someone struggling with grief
It can be hard to have a conversation with someone close to you, who’s lost a loved one. Our guide is here to help you get started.

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Talking about resuscitation
End of life CPR is understandably a very emotional subject that people often feel uncomfortable talking about.

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