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The boss of Highland Hospice is targeting an unlikely world record – by running the Inverness Half Marathon dressed as a bee.
Sefton Central Labour MP Bill Esterson was given a tour of Woodlands Hospice by chief executive Rose Milnes.
Shropshire’s two main hospitals must do more to ensure end of life care is improved, an MP said today following the publication of a critical inspection report.
Researchers in Australia have designed a test to determine if elderly patients will die within 30 days of being admitted to hospital.
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Experts have condemned the “tiny” amount of funding allocated to end of life services, telling MPs that it undermines the quality of care for this universal experience.
Marie Curie is hoping to attract more volunteers for its 2015 Great Daffodil Appeal, with the launch of its first television advert to recruit fundraisers for the annual appeal.
Adults in the UK with Duchenne muscular dystrophy are being failed on critical medical checks that could lengthen their lives, according to research published by Newcastle University.
A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…
The Ministry of Health in Malawi has included children’s palliative care in their 2015 work plan.
The Singapore International Foundation has launched a training programme to enhance the practice of palliative care in Jakarta, in partnership with the Indonesia Cancer Foundation, Jakarta and paediatric palliative care service, Rachel House.
Publication this week of the authors’ perspective of the Grattan Institute report Dying Well in the Medical Journal of Australia revisits Palliative Care Australia’s call for better access to community packages that would allow more Australians to exercise their preferred option of dying at home.