Commenting on Dignity in Dying’s response to his debate on palliative care, Lord Farmer says a change to the law on assisted suicide could put pressure on patients who fear being a burden.
Derian House is calling for fairer representation of hospices in the media, following comments made on the BBC programmes Eastenders and Casualty.
Kent & Sussex Courier
Hospice in the Weald has blasted soaps over the way they portray Britain’s hospices as dark and dingy places.
It’s cared for hundreds of people over the years yet it is remarkable to think that Ty Bryngwyn Hospice relies entirely on the generosity of the public to survive.
Danske Bank Premiership champions Crusaders and Irish Cup winners Glentoran will raise the curtain on the new season when they clash in the NI Hospice Charity Shield on 1 August.
South Yorkshire Times
A ‘Tree of Life’ is to take root in the grounds of Rotherham Hospice – thanks to the generosity of a sculptor and local firms.
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