Willowbrook Hospice in Prescot has unveiled its £1.2 million extension. The renovation includes two new bedrooms, a cafe, lounge, garden and drug room.
Prince Edward visited Kemp Hospice on Tuesday morning, where he toured the facilities in Mason Road and met patients taking part in a range of therapies.
The majority of doctors do not believe that assisting the suicides of patients is a proper part of clinical practice, writes National Council for Palliative Care chair elect, Baroness Ilora Finlay.
Keech Hospice Care, based in Luton, has received £84,994 from Children in Need for a new family support worker and the hospice’s Bereavement Pathway service.
West Sussex County Times
A former hospice nurse who diluted a morphine injection before giving it to an elderly patient has been given a nine-month condition of practice order.
A children’s hospice which has a site just outside Cambridge has hit back at claims made on two BBC1 programmes that hospices are “dingy” and “grotty”.
Civil Society News
John Hemming, chair of the Charity Tax Group, has said he is uncomfortable with the way charities such as Hospice UK have had to pitch independently to get the VAT refunds that were announced in last year’s Autumn Statement.
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