A 67-year-old man has been charged with starting a fire in a hospice. Rodney Smith, of Quarry Hill, St Leonards, has been charged with arson with intent to endanger life.
Hospices caring for terminally ill people in the county are being forced to up their fundraising efforts to balance the books in the wake of authority cuts.
Loss and grief can nurture compassion, joy and connection, creating a revolution in the way we care for others, writes Samantha Wood McCourt.
Prospect Hospice has joined calls for fairer funding to the palliative care system, following the release of a report which says funding remains “patchy”.
As it stands in the UK at the moment, expert practical and emotional support for dying people and their carers 24/7 doesn’t exist for the majority of people, writes Sue Ryder chief executive Heidi Travis.
DUP South Antrim MLA Trevor Clarke is supporting the Marie Curie campaign for Palliative Care.
Young children at Rainbows Hospice were thrilled when Rakhee Thakrar, who plays Shabnam Masood on television soap Eastenders, dropped in to visit them.
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