It took almost 13 years, the support of thousands of folk and countless hours of hard fundraising, but finally, the Kilbryde Hospice is ready to open its doors.
The Northern Times
The Board of Highland Hospice has given approval to seek tenders for the construction of a new inpatient unit and upgrading of existing facilities on its riverside site in Inverness.
New Post Leader
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has successfully won Macmillan funding to recruit a team of four social workers who will support people with cancer and a range of life-limiting or long-term conditions.
Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief
‘Start the Conversation’, a campaign funded by the Scottish Government, has being launched across Tayside to raise awareness of the importance of having a Power of Attorney granted to a trusted relative or friend.
New life expectancy projections show how in two areas of the country a typical retired woman can already expect to live to 89 while the north-south gap in lifespan is also narrowing.
Three-quarters of children with cancer are cured today compared with only a quarter in the early 1970s, new figures have shown.
None of the witnesses giving evidence to the committee examining the draft Protection of Charities Bill supported the idea of requiring people to get training or gain a basic qualification before being allowed to become a trustee.