The Garden Bed, designed by Alison Doxey and Stephen Welch and inspired by a garden Welsh designed for Les Bourgs Hospice in Guernsey, is one of a number of health-themed gardens at Chelsea this year.
Jane and Steve Cottam remarried at St Catherine’s Hospice in Preston years after they split up.
The final phase of the £6.5 million St Andrew’s Hospice redevelopment in Grimsby is expected to open to patients by the end of the month.
A new environment centre marks the first part of plans for a bigger health service at the Noah’s Ark Children’s hospice.
A £30 million block contract for operating end of life care and district nursing services in East Yorkshire – described as a Trojan horse for privatisation by local councillors – has been put out to tender by a local clinical commissioning group.
A pilot has been praised for his compassionate actions after he allowed an elderly couple to get off a plane moments before take-off so they could visit their dying grandson in hospital.
A Monster Calls follows a young boy (played by Lewis MacDougall) whose mother is diagnosed with terminal cancer and the only way he can deal with it is with the help of a massive old tree monster who tells him stories. But, he’s also a monster, so he’s probably super scary at times, too.
By Dr Liz Reed, research lead at Princess Alice Hospice in Esher, which provides a range of palliative care services to patients and families as well as delivering a thriving education and research programme.
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