Lancashire Evening Post
Bosses at St Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Hall have told of their fears that a vital service could be closed if a funding shortfall isn’t resolved.
The dedicated work of Acorns Hospice nurse Fiona Whitehouse deserves recognition as part of the Mail’s Pride of Nursing campaign, say mum Susan Hall.
Death seems to be perfectly partnered with a cup of tea and a slice of cake; a concept which has now given rise to death cafe gatherings.
The legendary frontman said the pair were frequently at odds since his mother died when he was a child in a new book which will raise funds for the Irish Hospice Foundation, Sons+Fathers.
There are approximately three million volunteers in health, disability and welfare organisations in the UK. That’s the same number as those who are employed in social care and NHS combined.
A Conservative government would offer up to 15 million workers three days’ paid leave a year for volunteering.
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