The private members’ bills presented by Charles Falconer and Rob Marris require a High Court judge to confirm decisions by doctors to approve assisted suicide. Jacky Davis thinks that this is sufficient to protect vulnerable people; Ilora Finlay does not.
Dr Anne Merriman is making a desperate cash plea to save Hospice Africa Uganda.
Express & Star
Compton Hospice has vowed not to be beaten after a fire destroyed thousands of pounds worth of donated goods – as they appealed for people to help them ‘restock the shop’.
Epping Forest Guardian
A hospice which cares for people with life-limiting and terminal illnesses has been granted permission to replace two “dilapidated” sheds with a modern office building.
Wanstead & Woodford Guardian
Specialist computers and iPads have been donated to children’s hospice Haven House by charity Lifelites.
Naomi House and Jacksplace is designing a new outdoor play area for youngsters, which at the same time is a quiet space for contemplative reflection.
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