More information and support at the end of life

These organisations provide information and support to people nearing the end of their life, and their families.

We have a list of organisations that can support people who have been bereaved. We also have details of other organisations that can support people affected by pancreatic cancer.

Compassion in Dying

Provides information on how to plan ahead for the end of life. Their website helps you plan ahead for your future treatment and care.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Offers support, advice and information to people who have been bereaved. Their website,, has information and support for young people who have been bereaved.

Dying Matters

Help people talk more openly about dying and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life. They also have a list of services for people in the last years of life and their families.

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief

Provide links to information and resources in Scotland to support people at the end of life, and their families.

Hospice UK

Information about hospices, and a database of hospices in the UK.

Marie Curie

Provides care and support for people living with a terminal illness and their families, including nurses and hospices.


Website for teenagers with a parent with cancer. It provides information about cancer, real life stories, and support.

Winston’s Wish

Provide support to children with a close family member who has a serious illness, and children who have been bereaved.


Offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way, about whatever’s worrying you. You don’t have to be suicidal to contact them.

Sue Ryder

Provides hospice and medical care as well as practical and emotional support and information.

The Compassionate Friends

Support for people whose child has died at any age and from any cause.


Published April 2021

Review date April 2024