Georgia is a regular visitor to the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice and her parents consider staff almost like family, with the services it provides their ‘lifeline’.
Pantomime dame Christopher Biggins brought a smile to hospice patients when he judged their charity Christmas sock competition.
Dedicated volunteers have knitted a giant scarf which they have wrapped around Pontefract’s Prince of Wales Hospice to raise awareness of the facility.
Appeal will raise money for Derian House, Shooting Star Chase, St Oswald’s, Rachel House, Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice, Hope House Hospices and Ty Gobaith.
William Chubb pays tribute to his late wife, the Telegraph writer Cassandra Jardine, and reveals how the family keep her memory alive at this time of year.
Together for Short Lives blog
Director of practice and service development Katrina McNamara writes about community engagement in children’s palliative care.
Marie Curie blog
Marie Curie Nurse Sally talks about the care that Marie Curie Nurses provide to the families they support, especially at this time of year.
The future for adult social care services in England “looks bleak”, a think tank International Longevity Centre has warned.
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