Jonathan Ellis, director of policy and advocacy at Hospice UK, on the new national framework, launched this week, which sets out the actions that local health, social care and community leaders need to take to ensure the delivery of high quality end of life care.
Community pharmacists should be given read and write access to the health records of palliative care patients to reduce delays in receiving medicines, according to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Scotland.
The chief executive of Cornwall Hospice Care has rubbished reports that Mount Edgcumbe Hospice in St Austell is at risk of closure.
Dr Neel Bhuva, a senior registrar in clinical oncology in London, on his study into whether palliative whole brain radiotherapy in lung cancer makes a difference.
As Macmillan Cancer Support marks 40 years of their Macmillan Nurses, Laura McMullan talks to one of them, Annette Mawhinney, on why she decided to dedicate her life to caring for others.
Ahead of tomorrow’s House of Commons debate on the Assisted Dying Bill, we roundup some of the press coverage surrounding the issue:
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