Gemma Bradley says first-class perinatal hospice services – care for unborn children with severe disabilities – must be a priority for the new Northern Ireland Executive.
A report by St. Margaret’s Hospice highlights the key challenges facing the delivery of quality end of life care, including increased competition for funding and a need for better integration of healthcare services.
The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice has been awarded a grant from the Big Lottery Fund to extend its Butterfly Children’s & Young Person’s Bereavement Service for three years.
“This is a plea to my family, carer, doctors and specialists: start talking about death as much as you do about life. Is that too much to ask?” writes Mandy Paine, Dying Matters champion.
Marie Curie blog
Every year on 12 May, in honour of Florence Nightingale’s birthday, people join together to celebrate International Nurses Day. This year, Marie Curie is going a step further to recognise the amazing work done by our nurses.
Sue Ryder blog
This blog takes a look at books which could help you through this difficult time of life.
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