During a debate at the British Medical Association conference, where members voted to continue to oppose assisted dying, Dr Clare Gerada, former chairman of the Royal College of General Practitioners, spoke out in favour of assisted dying.
The Irish News
New research reveals that many patients undergoing palliative care feel frustrated and helpless with their situation. Joanne Sweeney discovers more about their needs from those in the know.
Celebrities have been posing for ‘mugshots’ in support of children’s hospice Julia’s House, as the charity encourages local people to hold tea parties to help raise money to fund the service.
It was a special celebration at Arthur Rank Hospice this week as the charity’s mascot Arthur Bear celebrated his first birthday.
The Huffington Post
A mother who lost one of her twin girls after they were both born prematurely has spearheaded an initiative to alert visitors about the loss of a sibling.
Remembrance photography is a free service offered by Remember My Baby to parents who experience a loss of their baby.
“Expressing emotions as a doctor is seen as a sign of weakness – but emotions are what drive us to do what we do.”
Together for Short Lives blog
A group of children’s hospices have come together to work towards agreeing a pragmatic set of service outcomes for children’s hospice services.
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