Doctors and nurses should not be afraid to cuddle and comfort dying children new draft guidance from the NHS watchdog has said.
Margaret Simpson, outgoing chief executive of Hospice Isle of Man, says much more could be done for those living out their final days.
The Care Quality Commission praised Halton Haven Hospice across the board after it carried out an unannounced inspection over three days in March.
Social Enterprise Mark
Social Enterprise Gold Mark holder John Taylor Hospice has been named as one of six social enterprises among the national finalists of the UK Private Business Awards.
Lothian social care teams have been undertaking a new Marie Curie palliative training programme in a partnership with the local authorities.
Central College Nottingham has become the first college in the country to sign up to a new charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work.
Practices with longer opening hours, more GPs and better palliative care are more likely to secure higher CQC ratings, an analysis of ratings carried out by the watchdog has revealed.
End of life studies blog
What challenges are there in exhibiting art which has used to help terminally ill patients and their relatives? Nadia Collette, art therapist and curator of Inner Light, talks about the project which resulted in an exhibition in Barcelona in the first half of 2016.
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