Researchers and activists have released a ‘transfesto’, calling for greater awareness of issues faced by transgender, non-binary and gender nonconforming people after they die.
Elderly people are quietly being denied support by councils struggling to cope with funding cuts and rising carer bills fuelled by the National Living Wage, according to new analysis from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS).
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The hospice was awarded top marks by the healthcare watchdog the Care Quality Commission for the way it responds to the needs of patients and their families.
Saint Francis Hospice has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission following an inspection in April.
Contractors worked tirelessly to repair the Sue Ryder day hospice damaged by flooding last month following a five-figure donation by the community.
Nurse Chris Dyer retired last week after working for more than two decades at the Lindsey Lodge Hospice in Scunthorpe.
Julie McCarthy, specialist palliative care pharmacist Prescriber, and Dr Victoria Smart, GP and hospice doctor at Mary Stevens Hospice, explain how individual health professionals and the forming of personal links are an integral part of supporting the development of global palliative care.
This study of Susan Sontag, Sigmund Freud, John Updike, and how they coped with the mystery of extinction, is also a memoir about brushes with mortality.
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