Mary Stevens Hospice is one of six pilot centres trialling a new way of working that aims to give terminally-ill patients more choice about their treatment and care, and chance to spend their final days at home.
North Devon Journal
A Barnstaple software company has used its computer wizardry to create a new games app to raise money for Children’s Hospice South West.
The Westmorland Gazette
Duchess of Gloucester has officially opened the new Cavendish Wing at Ulverston’s St Mary’s Hospice.
Paediatric nurse Camille de Pierpont, who works at Chestnut Tree House, has spoken about her dedication to brightening up the last days of their lives.
Marie Curie blog
As part of Marie Curie’s new strategic plan the charity has committed to investigating how it can develop its bereavement support and is currently negotiating a partnership with a specialist bereavement support organisation to deliver a pilot of bereavement support to loved ones of people how have been cared for through the Marie Curie Nursing Service.
Some local healthcare services in England have been underfunded because of an unfair Whitehall system to allocate £79 billion in resources, a report by the government’s auditors has concluded.
Institute of Fundraising blog
Jonathan Waddingham, Social and Labs Project Manager at JustGiving, outlines six tips for improving your online reach via mobile platforms and social media.
A suite of 23 information sheets, on a range of volunteering topics, has now been refreshed and extended by WCVA.