Health Service Journal
Birmingham CrossCity Clinical Commissioning Group has closed a support service for palliative care patients following concerns it failed to reduce hospital admissions and did not provide value for money.
Demolition work has now been completed to make way for Hospicare’s new East Devon Day Hospice in Honiton. Building work has now started on the state-of-the-art building.
WS County Times
St Catherine’s Hospice is recognising the efforts of its volunteers as part of Volunteers’ Week, which runs from Monday June 2 to Monday June 9.
Bucks Free Press
Information has been released about the generous benefactor who left £1.8 million to South Bucks Hospice in January.
Blackmore Vale Magazine
Forest Holme Hospice has worked with the elderly care team at Poole Hospital to introduce a care plan to replace the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway.
Hundreds of people left a public meeting at Canterbury Academy about Pilgrims Hospice on Friday night
Frustrated campaigners battling to save beds at Canterbury’s Pilgrims Hospice walked out of a meeting in disgust.
Mount Edgcumbe Hospice has celebrated the opening of its newly refurbished facilities with a visit from Michele Dotrice, famous for her role as Frank Spencer’s long-suffering wife in the hit comedy series Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em.
A group of doctors has formed a new body backing proposals to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland.
Most doctors who were terminally ill would avoid aggressive treatments such as chemotherapy – despite recommending it to their patients
Most doctors would turn down the option of aggressive treatment if they were terminally ill, a study published in the journal PLOS ONE has found.