Tracey Bleakley, chief executive of Hospice UK, explains the importance of compassion in hospice care.
As a death doula, I’ve cared for many people at the end of their lives – I know hospitals aren’t the place for dying
As an end of life doula I have been there for many dying people. Doulas for the dying provide practical and emotional support at life’s close. My goal is to allow people the opportunity to live as good a life as possible, until the very end, writes Anna Lyons.
Naomi House Children’s Hospice praised by health secretary Jeremy Hunt after latest outstanding rating
The centre in Sutton Scotney impressed inspectors from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on a surprise visit in December. And Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has paid tribute to its “inspiring” work.
A new resource demonstrates the value of social work at the end of life by drawing on the lived experience of people facing death or bereavement, writes Gerry Nosowska.
St Luke’s Hospice blog
St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth’s education department has provided training to Livewell Southwest’s community nurses so they can continue to undertake verification of death of patients on their caseload.
A doctor who gave a family “excellent” care when a husband and father was diagnosed with cancer has been recognised for her kindness.
Billy Webb, who has been a trustee of NI Hospice for the past eight years, while serving as chair at the hospice for the past three years, was awarded the Trustee of the Year award at the CO3 Leadership Awards ceremony.
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