Nursing Times [registration required] End of life experts have reinforced the importance of values-based recruitment for student nurses to ensure they deliver care in a compassionate way, but claimed this quality can later be “destroyed” in the workplace.
A joint project set up by the University of Worcester and St Richard’s Hospice has been nominated for a Nursing Times award.
The Care Quality Commission gave the hospice its highest possible rating after an unannounced inspection in June.
Blythe House Hospice is rolling out a two-year pilot scheme to allow seriously-ill patients to spend the last days of their lives at home.
This Is Lancashire
A new cancer support service centre has been opened at Bolton Hospice. The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support service is up and running at Giles House on Chorley New Road.
Lizzy Strong died at Loros Hospice on 13 August. Before she died, Lizzy told of her Loros experience and how the hospice helped her come to terms with having a terminal illness.
Jesuits in Britain
As MPs last Friday overwhelmingly rejected right-to-die legislation, Wouter Blesgraaf SJ, a Dutch Jesuit scholastic who volunteers at St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney gives his personal point of view.
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