Former EastEnders and Aylesbury panto star Anita Dobson been announced as Florence Nightingale Hospice’s new patron.
The Bristol Post
Award-winning comedian Stephen Merchant was left “deeply moved” after a visit to St Peter’s Hospice, which helped care for his dying grandmother.
Four Lego busts of members of the royal family made a special appearance at a community launch evening for the Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service.
St Joseph’s Hospice blog
“The story about Patsy Byrne in the Mail on Sunday yesterday reminds us all about the importance of making a will.”
Clinical commissioning groups are looking for private company to take on £1.2 billion contract in biggest privatisation of NHS services yet.
Most elderly and disabled people with care needs face paying for their own support by the end of the next parliament unless the next government changes tack on spending priorities, social services leaders are warning.
Palliative Care Works, a multi-professional not-for-profit consultancy, has written a comprehensive paper offering considered reflections on the outcomes of combining training courses with mentoring from an experienced palliative care professional. Here, they provide a summary of the longer study.
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