Monthly Archives: July 2018

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Crowdfunding a funeral

Crowdfunding a funeral One of the largest crowdfunding sites is currently running more than 100 campaigns for those looking to raise money for a funeral. While the need for people to turn to crowdfunding to raise funds for a funeral is indicative of a failing on part of both the industry and the government’s inadequate […]

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What have TV and film got wrong about death?

What have TV and film got wrong about death? Aside from the fact that whenever anyone dies on the box they definitely don’t actually die (except for the terrible case of Brandon Lee), we look at the inaccuracies and often unintentionally funny ways TV and film misrepresents death. Here’s our look at just a few […]

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70 years of the NHS in death data

70 years of the NHS in death data After launching in 1948, this year the NHS turns 70. With around 600,000 people in the UK dying each year, and around 270 deaths a day in London alone, within its life-span the NHS has seen as much death as it’s saved lives. To celebrate its anniversary, […]

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