What we do


Researchers at Cicely Saunders International are continuing to promote You Matter Because You Are You, a seven-point Palliative Care Action Plan that identifies the major challenges now facing the palliative care system, and outlines evidence-based solutions for each of them.


Dame Cicely Saunders' story

Learn about the history behind our founder and her influence on palliative care

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The Cicely Saunders Institute

The Cicely Saunders Institute opened in 2010 and brings together clinicians, educators and researchers in palliative care, together with facilities for patients and carers.  

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