It often surprises people to know that hospices for adults receive on average only around a third of their income from statutory sources, while children’s hospices receive on average 17%, writes Hospice UK’s Jonathan Ellis.
At Hospice UK we know that when we ask most people what they know about hospice care, they think of hospice beds where dying people spend their final days of life, says Dr Ros Taylor, national director for hospice care.
Carrick man given six months to live opens up about cancer battle to help NI Hospice raise final £1.6m for new build
Fred Rodgers, now the face of the Northern Ireland Hospice’s Race is On campaign, is speaking openly to Belfast Live about his battle with cancer to help the hospice raise the final £1.6 million they need to complete their new build.
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The Bishop of Carlisle – the Church of England’s lead on healthcare – says proposals to legalise terminally ill people’s right to die could cause a “fundamental shift” in society’s attitude to suicide.
A woman has told how she would not have survived to see her grandson without the help and support of staff at the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice.
Three women have paid tribute to the day hospice service at the Hartlepool & District Hospice.
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