The Liverpool Care Pathway has brought death back into the headlines, but instead of the open discussion we need, it’s become another hysterical debate.
The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, launched a version of the NHS contract that was drafted just four months ago by his predecessor, Andrew Lansley.
Union claims that loss of over 6,000 posts is likely to affect care for older people and those with mental health conditions.
Hospital staff are often unaware of how they ignore vulnerable elderly patients, patronise them and treat them as “objects”, according to researchers who studied day-to-day life on NHS wards.
Each year 5,600 people in England miss out on having their cancer diagnosed at an earlier stage because of social inequalities, say experts.
Charities ‘deeply worried’ by drop in giving after survey shows UK donations tumbled from £11bn to £9.3bn in 2011.
Mother-of-two who wed at local hospice just weeks before she died is remembered by proud parents as centre launches campaign to raise £15 million
A terminally ill woman who married her partner in her local hospice (Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice) after learning she only had two months left to live was remembered today as part of a fund-raising campaign.
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DISABLED Swansea teenager William Perks has had his life transformed thanks to the incredible care given to him at Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice.