Partnerships that work hold the key to improving care for patients approaching the end of their life, says Peter Nightingale, national clinical lead for end of life care for the Royal College of GPs and Marie Curie Cancer Care.
A new project aims to improve the communication between those who give palliative and end of life care are and those who receive it.
Marie Curie blog
Dr Sabine Best, Head of Research, on the annual Marie Curie Cancer Care Research Programme, which funds high-quality research with the potential to improve care for people with terminal illnesses.
The Cumberland News and Star
Eden House Children’s Hospice in Carlisle is being rebranded as Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice.
Noel Edmonds visited St Peter’s Hospice in Brentry, when he met patients, staff and volunteers.
A major new phase of redevelopment at Blackpool’s Brian House children’s hospice involves redecorating the kitchen in the style of a traditional sweetshop.
Some cancer patients are being “written off” as too old for treatment, a charity has warned.
The Guardian – voluntary sector network
With over 1 million views under her belt, the digital officer at Mind shares her advice on maximising the power of blogging.