Crawley Happy Times
St Catherine’s Hospice has appointed Peter Jennings as its Fundraising and Marketing Director.
Nurse Clare Tittensor on being a Douglas Macmillan Hospice nurse.
Nursing Times [subscription needed]
Clinicians are continuing to use the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway for end of life, despite a major review concluding it should be scrapped last year, reports the Nursing Times.
Marie Curie blog
A recent snapshot of GPs views on the use of EPaCCS – electronic systems that enable the sharing of information on patients in the last years of life – further strengthens the evidence that awareness of these systems is low.
The increasing use of powerful opioid drugs to manage chronic pain is leading to addiction and long-term harm. Should we keep taking the tablets?
A boy with irreversible brain damage should be taken off a life-support machine despite the objections of his parents, a High Court judge has ruled.
The Institute of Fundraising is calling for the annual income cap on society lotteries to be increased from £10 million to £100 million in response to an inquiry by the Culture Media and Sport Committee.