Lancaster’s St John’s Hospice faced the most challenging night in its 30-year history after Storm Desmond hit the area. The hospice was plunged into darkness as the flooding aftermath left many nurses battling through the night to keep patients alive.
The Donna Louise Hospice provides a lifeline for many children with life-threatening or life-limiting conditions. But that care is no longer available when those children reach the age of 19. Richard Ault spoke to families about their fears over what will happen next.
Reading Borough Council’s steering group wants to hear real experiences to identify gaps in end of life care and develop services.
Staff at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed will never complain about working over Christmas. In fact, they say it is a joy and a privilege to decorate the Victorian Gothic manor at Joyce Grove and organise treats for patients and their families.
Christmas cake was shared and mugs of tea were raised to celebrate a Cambridge charity’s new £10.5 million facility becoming water tight.
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Big-hearted Doncaster Rovers players brought some seasonal smiles and festive cheer when a number of the club’s stars dropped in at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice and Doncaster Royal Infirmary.
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