Everyone should receive high quality palliative care, writes Shona Robison, Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and MSP for Dundee City East.
For 25 years Blythe House Hospice has been at the heart of its community, providing a much-loved lifeline for families in their hour of need, says new hospice director Janet Dunphy.
Held at St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney, a stone’s throw from where the first ever Death Cafe was held by the movement’s founder Jon Underwood in 2011, this is clearly a place where many people come to face their worst fears about death.
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More than 100 protesters will hold a demonstration next week demanding answers over a £1.2 billion plan to contract out cancer and end of life services in Staffordshire.
Despite Holyrood’s decisive rejection of the assisted suicide bill, its supporters believe attitudes to terminal illness are changing, writes Euan McColm.
The important role played by the army of helpers at St Clare Hospice has been highlighted ahead of national Volunteers Week.
Families will have many fears when facing death, but the quality of hospice care in Oxfordshire need not be among them.
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