Research from Healthwatch Cornwall showed people were prevented from dying at home because of gaps in services.
A project to provide a suite for end of life care at Dorset County Hospital and support bereaved families is a step closer to reality following a donation.
St Richard’s Hospice has launched a new bereavement cookery group to give practical and social support.
St Helens Star
Willowbrook Hospice has started work on developing a new wellbing centre, which it hopes will be up and running before Christmas.
The Irish Times
Ireland has the fastest rising need for palliative care in Europe due to its rapidly ageing population, a new study suggests.
University of Oxford
The brains of babies ‘light up’ in a very similar way to adults when exposed to the same painful stimulus, researches have discovered, suggesting that babies experience pain much like adults.
The Guardian – Healthcare Network
“Confirming the dead is the privilege of the newly initiated doctor and it’s a curious ritual that we must quickly learn.”
A cross-section of more than 30 high-ranking individuals from backgrounds including medicine, philosophy, religion and science, have urged MSPs to allow the introduction of state-assisted suicide.
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