Pilgrims Hospice in Canterbury has abandoned plans to close hospice beds in Canterbury because of the strength of public feeling.
Jeremy Clarkson reflects on the death of his Mum and her excellent advance planning.
A small majority of GPs would like the option of an assisted suicide if they were terminally ill, according to a survey.
Lack of healthcare training and poor public awareness add to HIV patients’ stress, says Royal College of Nursing.
Queen’s Birthday Honours
Stephen Sutton was awarded an MBE for his services to the Teenage Cancer Trust. Stephen who died in May had accepted the proposed award before he passed away.
A BEM has been awarded to Pilgrims Hospices volunteer, Christine Pledger, while the Principal of CATS College Canterbury, Jonathan Ullmer, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Robert Brynmor Lewis JP, the chair of Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice in Sully, was among other Welsh people honoured this weekend as he was awarded an MBE in recognition of his voluntary service to Paediatric Palliative Care.
Di Patrick, a hard-working fundraiser who has helped boost the profile of Kettering’s Cransley Hospice, has seen her hard work recognised with an MBE.