Palliative care for newborn babies can help families make precious memories that last a lifetime, says Dr Pat Carragher, Medical Director at CHAS (Children’s Hospice Association Scotland).
During a visit to Southern Area Hospice in Newry, Health Minister Edwin Poots was given a tour of the facility and had the opportunity to meet with local people who use the hospice and its services.
After eight months of talks, Havens Hospices has signed a deal with housebuilder Bellway Homes for a joint development on a local former Ekco factory site.
A new simple to navigate website has been launched by Julia’s House children’s hospice.
ehospice International children’s edition
In 2013 Dr Emily Mackeith from Helen and Douglas House spent two months with the paediatric palliative care team at the Ricardo Gutiérrez Children’s Hospital in Argentina.
Leaflets are being sent out to Catholic parishes across England and Wales explaining why the Church cannot support assisted dying.
People fear developing dementia more than cancer, a YouGov/ Channel 5 News survey has found.
Student volunteering is worth £175m a year, according to a report by the National Union of Students.