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Compassion in Dying
181 Oxford Street


About Compassion in Dying

Compassion in Dying is the only UK charity which helps people understand their rights to make choices about treatment and care at the end of life.  We provide a national helpline for individuals, patients, family members and health/social care professionals, and are the UK’s leading provider of free Advance Decisions. 

We can provide:

- Training to individuals and professionals on end-of-life rights

- Free Advance Decisions (commonly known as Living Wills)

- 'Planning Ahead', a comprehensive guide to your rights and choices at the end of life

- Toolkits for healthcare professionals

- Factsheets covering a range of topics including How to Complete an Advance Decision and Making a Lasting Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare

- One-to-one support for over 50s wishing to know and exercise their rights to plan ahead and make decisions about their end of life care


- Up-to-date information about end-of-life rights under the current UK law. 

Services provided by Compassion in Dying

Information Line
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My Life, My Decision
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