The Duchess of Gloucester will return to Thorpe Hall Hospice in Peterborough next week, one year on from launching an appeal to raise £6 million for the facility.
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Hospice Manager Helen Ankrett on how the “tremendous support” and donations to the Yorkshire Evening Post’s appeal have benefited the hospice over the past 32 years.
Nygemol Kaniyodical George, a 17-year-old pupil at St David’s Catholic College, Cardiff, explains how a volunteer placement in her local hospice changed her mind about palliative care.
Bridget Johnston from Sue Ryder Care Centre for the Study of Supportive, Palliative and End of Life Care explores this question.
Sir Terence English, former president of the British Medical Association and the Royal College of Surgeons, argues for physician-assisted deaths, while Dr Peter Saunders, retired surgeon and campaign director of the Care Not Killing Alliance, argues against the legalisation of assisted suicide and euthanasia.
The number of older people in England needing care will “outstrip” the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank has warned.
The Fundraising Standards Board has recommended the Institute of Fundraising develops additional guidance for fundraisers asking elderly and vulnerable people for donations.