Springhill Hospice has been awarded the three-year contract to deliver all palliative and end of life care in the community across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale.
The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice has been praised for having a “dedicated and caring team of staff,” following an unannounced inspection by Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
Top comedian Jimmy Carr headlined an impressive line-up of stars at Helen & Douglas House’s last Childish Things event.
A study reported in the news last week suggested that the “core business” of hospitals is caring for people who are nearing the end of their lives.
A play named after the unpopular 9am funeral slot – when councils bury those with nobody else to take responsibility – explores the taboo subject of death.
Lord Hodgson has suggested charities should lose their charity status as an ultimate sanction for persistently breaching fundraising regulations.
The Guardian – voluntary sector network
While Cancer Research UK has enjoyed a £2 million windfall from the social media campaign, it wasn’t the charity’s idea – but that, and the fact it worked on mobile, helped it to succeed so brilliantly.