The Independent Nurse
A tool designed for use in community settings to assess the level of palliative care and pain relief needed for terminally ill cancer patients has been awarded £137,000 of funding by Marie Curie.
A new end of life care service launched by St Luke’s Hospice has handled 3,500 calls in its first four months and led to 82 fewer hospital admissions.
South Wales Argus
The new day centre run by the Blaenau Gwent-based Hospice of the Valleys will be officially opened by health minister Mark Drakeford this month.
Bucks Free Press
Jenni Thomas, founder of the Child Bereavement Charity, now known as Child Bereavement UK, has received fresh recognition for her pioneering work in the field of child bereavement.
Health in Wales
A new £1 million to plan to recruit new primary care support workers to help people diagnosed with dementia has been unveiled as part of a new Welsh Government drive to tackle the disease.
Intrepid explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has paid a visit to the Marie Curie Hospice in Penarth ahead of taking part in the “toughest footrace on earth.”
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