LCP’s fate should serve to warn us of the dangers of implementing tools that are not properly evidence based. Comment by Katherine E Sleeman, clinical lecturer in palliative medicine and Emily Collis, consultant in palliative medicine.
The wife of the BBC journalist Andrew Marr has criticised the level of care available to people who have had a stroke, once they leave hospital.
Oversees nurses are set to face compulsory checks on competence and face-to-face checks on identity, under latest proposals from the UK’s nursing regulator.
A consultation on minimum care standards for independent hospitals, clinics and hospices has been launched by Northern Ireland’s Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.
The confusing process of claiming Gift Aid hinders the often spontaneous nature of text donations and online giving.
Campaigners say a huge public response has helped victory after securing written assurances stating there would be no cuts in funding to two county hospices.
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Mandy Yule is currently the Director of Integrated Care and Partner Services with NHS Ayrshire & Arran, and will take up her new post on Monday 2 September.