The Wandsworth Care Coordination Centre, based at Royal Trinity Hospice and run in partnership with Marie Curie and St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has supported over 400 patients and their families in its first year.
Together for Short Lives blog
NHS England’s approach to future state funding for children’s palliative care in England could be undergoing an important shift. Shaun Walsh describes 10 ways in which Together for Short Lives is working with its members to shape a new funding approach.
Luton on Sunday
Mourners and well-wishers gathered yesterday for the funeral of popular Luton resident Tony Jules, who raised more than £40,000 for Keech Hospice during his final months.
Family and friends of the late Mr Phillip Backhouse travelled to Cyprus to see a plaque in his memory unveiled at the hospice he supported. The Archangel Michael Hospice, in Paphos, opened last June and Mr Backhouse died there in October, aged 67.
Quality of life is being improved for patients at Jersey Hospice after a new nurse practitioner has been taken on.
Fergal O’Brien is taking the horse to meet the nurses who are caring for Mark Hampson, whose colours she carried to an emotional victory on Friday worn by his jockey daughter Brodie.
Exeter Express & Echo
Exeter is to host a Death Cafe where visitors can have a coffee and discuss death and dying.
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