Surveys about death and dying

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Marie Curie reports on Death and Dying

pdfThis report from Marie Curie Cancer Care pulls together available research showing that there are big differences in access, experiences and outcomes for people who are terminally ill across the country. Death and Dying gives us a much clearer understanding of the needs and experiences of terminally ill people and their families. The report is another piece in the ever growing end of life knowledge jigsaw.

pdfSee this interesting poll commissioned by Marie Curie from ComRes about Perceptions of Death.

ONS on bereaved and end of life care experience

In July 2012, the Office of National Statistics published the first survey of bereaved people, finding out about their experience of care at the end of life. The 59 questions in the survey addressed a broad range of issues including co-ordination of care, patients’ involvement in decisions and support for carers. See the news report. Download the full report from the Office of National Statistics.

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief on attitudes to death

A short film produced for the launch of Good Life, Scottish cousin of Dying Matters. Hear 20 people sharing views on death and dying 20 Takes.

IPSOS Mori on attitudes to death


IPSOS Mori’s 2010 survey on Attitudes to Death and Dying in the East of England.

NICE on deprivation and death

pdf National End of Life Care Intelligence Network (which became part of the NHS Commissioning Board in April 2013) reports on Deprivation and Death.

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