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Robena Skeikh, who husband spend his last weeks at Bradford’s Marie Curie Hospice, shares her experiences of hospice care.
Christine Grew has nominated the staff at John Taylor Hospice in Erdington who cared for her husband David during his final two years of life.
Eastbourne’s Dignity in Dying branch has invited the town’s MP and three other parliamentary candidates to discuss assisted dying at its March meeting.
Campaigners are concerned that funding issues in Britain will result in many missing out on getting the specialist equipment they need.
France passed legislation on Tuesday giving doctors new powers to place terminally-ill patients in a “deep sleep” until they die, sparking controversy over whether euthanasia should be fully legalised.
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“Having cancer has made me acutely aware of time’s elasticity. When I was a neurosurgeon it sped by. Now it feels static, but you’ve filled my last days with joy.”
Pope Francis shows support for palliative care ahead of the 21st General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life in the Vatican
On 7 March 2015, the 21st General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life on the theme of ‘Assisting the elderly and palliative care’ was held in the Vatican’s New Synod Hall in Rome.