The Ayrshire Hospice has been handed a glowing report from Scotland’s Healthcare Inspectorate.
The Martlets Hospice in Hove has received a record-breaking £2.9 million in donations from wills and legacies in one year.
After two years of intense training, Michael Cullen has completed a gruelling 15 hour 54 minute swim across the English Channel for Woodlands Hospice.
The Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed will not move to Townlands Hospital, as planned, due to disagreements on “a number of key areas” with the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Property Services.
A proposal on the principle of assisted dying has been defeated in the National Assembly – after just 12 AMs supported it in a Senedd debate.
Marie Curie blog
Last Friday, Marie Curie hosted a Twitter chat to discuss and share ideas about how winter pressures affect hospital re-admissions.
Drug resistant infections will kill an extra 10 million people a year worldwide – more than currently die from cancer – by 2050 unless action is taken, a study says.
A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…
ehospice international children’s edition
In ICPCN’s latest blog post, Lanise Shortell asks why medical professionals are still using the terminology ‘incompatible with life’ when describing children with life limiting conditions.
ehospice International edition
Palliative care experts are meeting in Barcelona this week as part of a WHO Technical Advisory Group on Palliative Care and Long Term Care.