Spotlight on Hertfordshire’s children’s hospice: ‘Good days, bad days, but they make our lives easier’
To highlight Keech Hospice Care’s Brave Herts campaign, a mum tells why the service is so crucial to her family.
St Luke’s Hospice, in Harrow, officially opened its £680,000 centre on Saturday after celebrating its annual Christmas fair.
Karen Torley of Marie Curie explains how palliative care at home was supported through successful partnerships with local providers in Durham and Darlington.
Express and Star
Hundreds of homeowners have put signs up outside their homes in opposition to the move to allow companies to bid for a huge contract to provide cancer care and end of life services.
Care homes can now undertake more flexible training in end of life care following the creation of three new programmes by the Gold Standards Framework (GSF).
Lynda Bellingham’s husband, Michael Pattemore has revealed how she was in so much pain that doctors were unable to allow her to return home for her final Christmas.
The Guardian blog
When carer Bronnie Ware wrote a blog in 2009 listing the five things that most haunted her terminally ill patients, she had no idea it would become an internet sensation – and transform her life.
End of life studies blog
Sara Denver on her PhD research into how cancer and palliative care services developed in Lancaster between the mid-1970s to the end of 2000.
Marie Curie blog
The Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Cardiff has developed an online Hospice Research Toolkit to help hospices overcome the challenges they face when doing research and make it easier for them to get involved in research.