Terminally ill patients are being denied consistent standards of care despite attempts to improve treatment, new research has found.
North East Connected
St Teresa’s Hospice, Darlington, has received the official handover of its new single storey, ten-bed suite for patients in South Durham and North Yorkshire.
Architect behind plans to build the EACH Treehouse in Ipswich reveals challenges faced ahead of ambitious project
East Anglian Daily Times
Working on such an important project like The Treehouse and bringing it to fruition presented a unique set of challenges for the team behind the blueprints.
More than half of those seeking a diagnosis for dementia have delayed going to their GP by at least a year, according to a survey carried out by the Alzheimer’s Society.
“Commissioners should ensure that everyone, everywhere is offered the same level of care regardless of their age or complexity of diagnosis,” writes Clare Periton, chief executive of Helen & Douglas House.
In this blog, palliative medicine doctor Anna Sutherland shares her thoughts on a Cochrane review on hospital at home.
Marie Curie blog
As part of Dying Matters Awareness Week, Marie Curie Nurses give advice on having “the big conversation” around end of life wishes.
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