The Macmillan Palliative/End of Life Care Education Project has been launched across Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust to educate and develop the skills of all nursing and therapy staff.
North London Hospice: Students from Barnet and Southgate College say volunteering is ‘fantastic’ opportunity
This is local London
Teenagers who study healthcare at Barnet and Southgate College are giving up a few hours of their day to meet people at the North London Hospice.
Pontefract and Castleford Express
The Pontefract branch of Marks and Spencer has pledged to cut food waste at the same time as supporting the Prince of Wales Hospice.
A football fan who walked to Wembley wearing his swimming trunks has now raised more than £53,000 for the Woodlands Hospice in Liverpool.
The Huffington Post blog
“The battle against cancer rages on – violence metaphors abound, making it harder to make peace. Can this be changed?” writes Dr Mark Taubert.
British Geriatrics Society blog
Katherine Sleeman, honorary consultant in palliative medicine at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, discusses her recent Age and Ageing paper on death certification in dementia.
Broadcasting House, BBC Radio 4
Fi Glover of The Listening Project on Radio Four tells us to use our grief for those in the public eye who have died to bring life to our relationships with family and friends.
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