Together for Short Lives
Children’s hospice services across the UK will benefit from funds raised by the Text Santa appeal for Together for Short Lives, one of the six national Text Santa charities for 2014.
Feature on Demelza Children’s Hospice in Sittingbourne, Kent.
Mervyn Phillips CBE is standing down after more than two decades overseeing Nightingale House Hospice in Wrexham.
Ty Hafan children’s hospice has elected Maria Timon Samra its new chairperson. Maria has been a Ty Hafan trustee since February.
Hollywood legend Joan Collins OBE brought some Christmas cheer to families supported by children’s hospice Shooting Star Chase at an exclusive breakfast at Selfridges in Oxford Street.
East London and West Essex Guardian Series
Peter Andre and his team from ITV programme 60 Minute Makeover transformed the ‘buddy hut’ at Haven House Hospice in Woodford Green
Tamworth residents are being called on by leading local charity St Giles Hospice to offer support to those who have lost a loved one.
A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…
“A seed for the future development of palliative care in Malawi” – interview with EMMS partner, Dr Cornelius Huwa
Dr Cornelius Huwa is the medical director of the Palliative Care Support Trust. He works with EMMS International to deliver the Sunday’s Child Appeal to improve palliative care in Malawi. ehospice caught up with Dr Huwa to talk about palliative care, his own career in the field and the Sunday’s Child Appeal.
Research published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine finds that home-based palliative care programs may achieve cost savings while helping provide care across the continuum.