The Northern Echo
Butterwick House Children’s Hospice at Stockton has been awarded a £77,610 grant from Children in Need which will go towards providing care at its new extension for teenagers.
Edinburgh Evening News
When Waverley Care was set up in 1989 it largely provided end of life care to dying patients. Today it responds to those with HIV in an altogether different way.
Pontefract and Castleford Express
A new rehabilitation room has opened at Pontefract’s Prince of Wales Hospice.
Marie Curie blog
Every time a new patient is referred to a Marie Curie Nurse or hospices, it happens because the NHS has signed a contract with the charity, writes Paul Harniess, Head of Commissioning.
Death, dying and bereavement is an extremely difficult subject to deal with socially. But primary and secondary schools shouldn’t shy away from teaching it, says teacher Andrew Jones.
GPs should take responsibility for out of hospital community services for patients under their registered lists, according to a report by the King’s Fund.
Six in 10 people do not believe it is important to leave donations to charity in their wills, according to a new survey on legacy giving.