Jospice – St Joseph’s Hospice in Liverpool – has appointed Penny Hamer as director of income generation, following the departure of Pat Murphy.
Bruce Springsteen gives Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice £1,000 after a volunteer sent him a letter.
Liverpool Museums blog
A ‘tree of life,’ made by a group of around 40 people who attend a drop-in group at Woodlands Hospice, is now on display at the Museum of Liverpool.
Telegraph and Argus
Laura Middleton-Green, Marie Curie clinical academic research fellow in end of life care at the University of Bradford, on how death cafes offer a framework to prepare for the end of life.
Conservative MP Stuart Andrew writes for PinkNews about why improvements must be made to the end of life care for LGBT people.
Kristian Pollock, Glenys Caswell and Jane Seymour raise the issue of whether advance care planning should be a core task of professionals in all healthcare settings, or is better considered as a specialist skill carried out by trained facilitators.
“An unintended stay with my dying stepfather and ill mother left me in awe of the care teams and the challenges they face.”
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