Prof Mayur Lakhani, chair of the Dying Matters Coalition, says most people would prefer to die at home – and that major changes are needed to allow people the death they want.
Two severely disabled men and a widow have taken their right-to-die cases to the Court of Appeal.
One of Britain’s leading lawyers has accused Lord Falconer, the former Lord Chancellor, of indulging in “Orwellian spin” as he seeks to legalise assisted suicide.
Minister announces proposals to integrate services by 2018 to stop people being passed around hospital and social care staff.
Every vulnerable elderly person in England will have a personal NHS worker who will be responsible for co-ordinating all their health and care needs, the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has promised.
Royal College of General Practitioners recommends creating a register of UK carers to help 40% who experience depression
The HMRC has released guidelines outlining the new gift aid claiming process for charity shops.
St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire has set up a new charity that will raise money for other charities by collecting commission from selling financial products.
St Benedict’s Hospice will relocate from Monkwearmouth Hospital to the new facility at St Benedict’s Way, Ryhope, next month.
Fundraisers from St Oswald’s Hospice dressed as Pink Ladies from the hit film Grease ahead of a world record attempt at the biggest ever hand jive.