The Pilgrims Hospice in Kent has appointed Cate Russell its new chief executive, following the resignation of Steve Auty earlier this year.
Leaders at Bury Hospice have laid bare its current financial situation in a bid to get the charity back on its feet and secure its future.
Cutting-edge equipment, donated by Lifelites, will help young people at Keech Hospice with complex and life-threatening conditions to communicate effectively.
The Northern Echo
St Teresa’s Hospice is set to benefit from free expert HR advice thanks to a partnership with a local firm.
Only 7% of adults in Britain want a doctor to have the final say on their end of life care, but only 4% have either made a record of their preferences in an Advance Decision or appointed a Lasting Power of Attorney, according to YouGov research for Compassion in Dying.
The Guardian – healthcare professionals network
“Most people want to die at home, so why do so many spend their final days and hours in hospital?” asks Dr Lucy Ison in an article which highlights the Choice Offers consultation, led by Claire Henry, chief executive of the National Council for Palliative Care.
The first group of NHS volunteers have left for Sierra Leone to help in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus.