Isle of Wight County Press
The Isle of Wight’s hospice service for terminally ill children and young people has been shortlisted for a national award.
The new £1.2 million St Barnabas ‘hospice in a hospital’ in Grantham will open next month.
After winning the Young Designer of the Year Award at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Flower Show, Sam Ovens has donated his winning garden to St Luke’s Hospice in Plymouth.
A grieving son is campaigning for Frimley Park Hospital to improve its palliative care following the death of his mother.
Cancer-stricken Stafford prisoner was nursed on the bottom bunk of his cell as there was nowhere else for him
A Stafford prisoner with terminal cancer was sent back to his cell to be treated by struggling prison staff and nurses as there was nowhere else for him to go, an inquest heard.
London South Bank University
As a report reveals an increase in the number of ‘suicide tourists’, pain management expert Dr Alison Twycross says that better palliative care services are needed, rather than a change in the law.
The government is launching a recruitment drive to hire more doctors’ assistants to try to help take pressure off a straining NHS under plans announced on Thursday.
HSJ, working with Bird & Bird, is seeking to celebrate healthcare’s top innovators – those individuals who have found new, innovative ways of tackling challenges within healthcare, especially within the area of patient engagement.