Steve Auty, Chief Executive of Pilgrims Hospice, has written an open letter to the people of east Kent, following the announcement that the hospice’s Canterbury inpatient unit is to close.
North Devon Journal
The Duchess of Cornwall has been announced as patron of Children’s Hospice South West.
Barnsley Hospice’s new size 20+ pop up shop is proving to be a big hit with shoppers.
The Irish Times
A conference in Dublin on Thursday, Living and Dying Well in the Community, organised by the Irish Hospice Foundation, aims to break the silence about dying, particularly dying at home.
Death is on the agenda in York this week as the city hosts the Before I Die Festival – designed to address a social need to talk about end of life issues.
With each new medical innovation, the odds that we will have to confront sudden death decrease. But is this a triumph or a tragedy? Jacob M Appel argues that the way we die now affects how we live.
The Institute of Fundraising will review its rules and guidance on door-to-door fundraising after the Fundraising Standards Board rejected a complaint from someone who was approached by a doorstep fundraiser despite displaying a “no cold callers” sticker.
Civil Societ blog
Robert Ashton says collective acts of small actions have the potential to change the world.