Sheffield’s St Luke’s Hospice is in discussions to acquire Clifford House, the property next to the hospice’s inpatient unit, to form a new ‘hub’ to accommodate an increase in its activities.
Braintree & Witham Times
Politicians this week slammed the choice of a green belt site for Thurrock’s first hospice, St Luke’s, alongside 50 new homes.
Lancashire Evening Post
Bosses at Derian House Children’s Hospice have joined calls for fairer representation of hospices in the media, following comments made on BBC programmes.
Torquay Herald Express
Supporters have leapt to the defence of Rowcroft in Torquay which has criticised the BBC for its portrayal of ‘grotty’ hospices in Eastenders and Casualty.
Ibadete Fetahu reviews Jane Nicol and Brian Nyatanga’s new book ‘Palliative and end of life care in nursing’.
A Grantham father has praised the work of a Rainbows Hospice for the support they provided since his son was diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Catriona Craig was visited at St Richard’s Hospice by 20-year-old Ed, a horse she has been riding “for a long time” in a trip organised by her husband David and Ed’s owner.
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