For a parent whose child is facing death, the future looks bleak. But at Helen House, the world’s first children’s hospice, staff ensure that life is celebrated.
Nursing staff who worked at the very first St Peter’s Hospice shop helped opening the charity’s fiftieth store in Hartcliffe.
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Staff, volunteers and patients at Butterwick Hospice in Bishop Auckland turned out to cheer on their very own DIY SOS team of professionals after the charity won a local company’s 2016 Community Challenge.
Young people with life-threatening conditions from across East Anglia were treated to their very own Glastonbury festival hosted by East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).
The athlete and broadcaster is joining dozens of cyclists for a 200 mile cycle challenge from Chestnut Tree House near Arundel to Paris.
Children as young as nine are being given school lessons about death to help them cope better with bereavement.
Mistakes were made in nearly half of all death certificates reviewed in Scotland last year, a new report reveals.
With social media, some of the hierarchies around death are breaking down in terms of who feels comfortable commenting about the deceased, sociology experts say.
Marlieke van der Eerden, MSc and PhD candidate, is involved in the European FP7 research project ‘Best and promising practices in Integrated Palliative Care in Europe’ (InSup-C).