A determined nurse from St Richard’s Hospice waded through dangerous thigh-high flood water to reach one of her patients who was stranded in his home with his oxygen supplies running low.
The Bolton News
The Bolton Palliative Education Alliance – the University of Bolton, Bolton Hospice and Bolton NHS Trust – has launched new courses focussing on end of life care.
Camilla Wilson, who is being cared for by St Margaret’s Hospice, talks about the contradictory emotions she is experiencing as her illness progresses.
New mattresses and chairs to make patients more comfortable have been donated to Beaumond House Community Hospice.
The Stoke Sentinel
Almost 1,800 people have signed a petition calling for the jobs of Douglas Macmillan Hospice’s home care nurses to be saved.
Stoke Stoke Sentinel
A controversial move to sell-off £687 million of NHS cancer services in Staffordshire has been put on hold following the collapse of similar procurement of elderly care in Cambridgeshire after eight months because it was financially unsustainable.
The makers of a BBC documentary chronicling the life of Simon Binner, who announced the date of his death on LinkedIn, have insisted the film is not pro-euthanasia.
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