Nursing Times [registration required]
Nigel Dodds, nurse consultant at St Joseph’s Hospice, shares his experience of being diagnosed with cancer.
The Northern Echo
As part of a new apprentice scheme set up by Durham County Council, two young people training for a career in IT will spend a year at St Cuthbert’s Hospice.
Hastings and St Leonards Observer
Local actress, 13 year old Emily Carey, has kindly donated signed cast cards and rare Casualty memorabilia from the set to St Michael’s Hospice.
Last week’s announcement that Sam Beare Hospice would be moving out of Weybridge has been met with sadness by people who have used their services, as well as volunteers and fundraisers.
A judge has ruled that medics can stop giving life-support treatment to a seriously ill baby unable to smile – despite social services bosses wanting the treatment to continue.
Marie Curie blog
A new Marie Curie training programme responds to calls to move beyond seeing dying as something that only happens at home or in a hospital bed.
Together for Short Lives blog
“The commissioning maps we’ve published have given us a key to help unlock a better understanding of the gaps in planning and funding of children’s palliative care in England,” writes Shaun Walsh, executive director of external affairs at Together for Short Lives.
Sue Ryder blog
Article by Duncan Lugton, policy and public affairs manager, England, at Sue Ryder.
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