An exclusive investigation by Granada has revealed that some hospices in the north west may have to shut because of a funding crisis.
Brendan Rodgers makes ‘amazing’ gesture by donating sale proceeds from late parents’ home to hospice
South Wales Evening Post
Brendan Rodgers, former manager of Swansea City, has donated the proceeds of the sale of his late parents’ home to Northern Ireland Hospice.
Zoe’s Place baby hospice is currently facing a £168,000 deficit compared to this time 12 months ago.
Double MOBO award winning saxophonist YolanDa Brown treated families using East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) in Milton to an informal performance during her recent trip to Cambridge.
North London Today
Healthcare students keen to gain experience in the field have been volunteering at the North London Hospice.
Despite caring for some residents for years and being traumatised by residents’ deaths, care home workers don’t get the support that Marie Curie nurses and Macmillan nurses get, claims Liz Sampson from University College London.
Prof Avril Henry, a retired academic, is believed to have taken her own life using an illegally imported ‘euthanasia kit’ a few days after police raided her property following a tip-off from Interpol.
Huffington Post blog
“It’s a busy time in the Dying Matters office, and for organisations around the country, as we’re in the run up to our annual Awareness Week,” writes Andrew Grey, senior policy and public affairs officer at the National Council for Palliative Care.
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