North-West Evening Mail
End of life care at Furness General Hospital, in Barrow, was praised by inspectors from the Care Quality Commission who rated it as good last week.
The Phyllis Tuckwell local Hospice Care charity is delighted to have appointed its 1000th volunteer, Gill Head.
The decision to open Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice everyday now means that the centre must raise £1.1million each year.
In the final article in our Donna Louise series, Richard Ault spoke to a parent about the care available in the worst of times.
Manchester Evening News
Coronation Street stars helped decorate Christmas trees to raise funds for a children’s hospice. They and Manchester United players dressed the trees at The Lowry Outlet shopping mall and helped give Francis House in Didsbury a £25,000 Christmas present.
Sheffield United players had a ball in a new messy playroom at a children’s hospice. Team captain Chris Basham was joined by Bob Harris, Che Adams and John Brayford at Bluebell Wood, where they were invited to open a refurbished play room.
The Scottish media reacts to the publication of a strategic framework for end of life care in the country:
Palliative care given £3.5m boost in new 5-year NHS plan (The Scotsman)
Charities praise £3.5m palliative care measures (The National)
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