The aim of the Liverpool Care Pathway is to help people to live painlessly up until the very end.
The science, economics and ethics of healthcare are complex and not easily summarised in short news articles.
A ‘chemo-bath’ which delivers toxic cancer drugs to just one organ in the body has been used on patients in the UK for the first time, say doctors.
Mental health patients must have ‘parity of esteem’ in doctor’s surgeries, insists health minister Norman Lamb.
Lancashire Evening Post
A champion figure skater will be gliding in to support St Catherine’s Hospice where her late father was cared for during his battle with bowel cancer.
Former footballer Denis Law has spoken at a charity lunch to help raise money for a new hospice building for the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.