Nestled in a quiet corner of Victoria Hospital, the hospice is cottage like in appearance with a radiating warmth that belies the nature of its existence.
The Arthur Rank Hospice is to showcase its new £10.5 million base before it is opened to patients next month.
‘Your life is threatened – and you think again’: Moving letters will change your mind about hospices
To mark the end of Hospice Care Week, The Mercury has published a number of letters which reveal the different aspects of Loros’s work and the incredible job it does.
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust is offering dignity bags to people suffering bereavements following a successful trial.
“I have known people who view hospices as scary before they’ve been there, but at a later stage in their journey see them as a safe and protective space,” writes Clare Periton, CEO at Helen & Douglas House.
Campaign urges nurses to consider jobs in children’s hospices, as families in need struggle to access help
The Huffington Post
Article about Together for Short Lives’ campaign around the shortage of nurses working in children’s hospices or specialising in palliative care.
#WhyWeDoResearch campaign Blog
Lizzie Chambers, from Together for Short Lives, and Sarah Russell, from Hospice UK, talk to Krys Castro, who leads a team of research nurses supporting research involving children across the West Midlands.
Marie Curie blog
When bereaved children don’t have the words to express how they feel, drama therapy can help, according to MA student Natalie Mihajlovic, who has been working with a group of children at the Marie Curie Hospice, West Midlands.
BMA blog – The Secret Doctor
“Golden lads and girls all must, as chimney sweepers come to dust.” Everybody dies, at some point and ‘do not resuscitate’ orders are a part of normality on the ward.
“Palliative care is not just about end of life care, it’s about living, too. Living well, symptom control and quality of life as well as end of life care and support to have a good death.”