The implementation of the Liverpool Care Pathway must be handled with delicacy, says Fiona Bruce.
An Irish woman who is terminally ill with multiple sclerosis lost her battle for the lawful right to die in the first case of its kind to be brought in Ireland.
Pensions minister Steve Webb promotes insurance ‘assistance’, in face of expected outcry over higher cap before state pays out.
Dementia Friends initiative will be launched fully next month, and the charity hopes that up to 6,000 volunteers will become Dementia Friends champions.
Cancer Research UK has pulled its Manchester Shine fundraising event for 2013 after attracting 2,000 fewer participants than it had planned for, and will instead hold one big event in London to be more cost-effective.
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A programme developed with GP practices connects residents who may be frail or lonely through art workshops.
TV presenter and journalist Katie Derham has won a share of £2,500 to help an east Sussex charity of which she is patron. Katie teamed up with fellow newsreader Nicholas Owen on the celebrity version of BBC quiz show Pointless.