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May 2021

St Helena Hospice talks Dying Matters, because dying matters

By |2021-05-28T08:58:56+01:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: News|

Every year Dying Matters Awareness Week is held in May to encourage communities, individuals and organisations to come together and open up the conversation around dying, death and bereavement. Sisters, Linda Buckley (60 from Leigh on Sea) and Alison Thorpe (54 from Colchester) are sharing their experience of why we should talk about all dying matters, [...]

May 2019

Share your favourite poem and make sure that ‘Dying Matters’

By |2019-05-07T18:01:19+01:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: News|

People from across North East Essex are being encouraged to talk openly about death and share their favourite poem as part of a national campaign designed to break down taboos and make dying well part of a good life. GPs from NE Essex clinical commissioning group (CCG) are encouraging people of all ages to start planning [...]