The hospice’s inpatient unit team received a Worcester Mentor Award for the support and mentoring provided to University of Worcester’s student nurses and other health professionals, training as part of their learning placement.
Sandra Blades has been handed a Bupa UK Clinical Excellence award for compassionate care.
St Andrew’s Hospice in Airdrie is holding a public information evening ahead of a major refurbishment starting next year.
Woking & Sam Beare Hospices received a distinguished visitor last Friday, when the chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, paid a visit to the new hospice site in Woking.
The Edinburgh Reporter
Acorn Stairlifts have installed two free stairlifts for patients supported by Marie Curie Hospice Edinburgh.
Relatives who have to make an unexpected stay overnight at Burton’s Queen’s Hospital will now be given a bag of essentials to help them through the experience of spending the last few hours with a loved one.
The Irish Times
World Hospice and Palliative Care Day “plays an important role in raising public awareness that palliative care is about enhancing quality of life.”
The Guardian – Healthcare Network
“One thing I learned was that no amount of verbal consolation can lighten people’s suffering.”