St Richard’s Hospice chief executive Mark Jackson has backed calls for hospices to play a greater role in helping so-called bed blockers leave hospital while getting the care they need.
A multi-million pound Woking and Sam Beare hospice will be built in Goldsworth Park after councillors gave the project the green light.
Inspirational teenager Katie helps Ty Hafan raise £125,000 by sharing her story about life with a heart condition
Katie Palmer, 17, has Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and is a regular visitor to the Ty Hafan children’s hospice.
Dr Anne Barnes, a consultant at Withybush Hospital, says she has been forced to “terminate” her employment due to an “unsatisfactory” situation created by the health board – but she hopes the move will result in changes.
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Only 22% of those surveyed by charity Disability Rights UK ranked end of life care services as “very good”.
A review into the treatment of NHS whistleblowers has heard “shocking” stories about staff who raised concerns being ignored, bullied or intimidated.
As the global economic and health care funding dynamics evolve, there is great concern that that this may hurt many patients and programmes especially in the Low and Middle Income countries majority of which are in Africa.
Ebtesam Ahmed, associate clinical professor at St John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, New York, speaks to ehospice about her profession and current work in the US and Egypt.
“What does it mean to ‘make a difference’ when the patients we work with are dying?” asks music therapist Sarah Pearson.