Despite playing a crucial role, the hospice movement remains very much a charitable enterprise. Hospices care for 120,000 people a year – treble that if you count the family members they support. The BBC visited patients at Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice to find out more.
Richard Meade, Marie Curie Head of Policy & Public Affairs, Scotland, asks why do some people with a terminal illness other than cancer miss out on palliative care?
A pilot scheme asking local people to undertake small acts of compassion for people receiving end of life care has been launched in Derry.
The ball was was one three signed by Perry and given to the young Murray by a cancer patient at the St Peter and St James Hospice in Lewes, East Sussex.
Further press coverage on arson attack at St Michael’s Hospice in St Leonards on Sea (see Monday’s ehospice article for full details):
A 67-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder after a fire at a hospice was a patient there, managers have said.
Police have named two patients who died in a suspected arson attack at a hospice in East Sussex.
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