The Northern Echo
More than 60 people attended the first screening of a new film aimed at raising awareness of Herriot Hospice Homecare.
Youngsters from a local primary school are to be paired with patients at St Rocco’s Hospice to help reassure pupils that death is normal and highlight the role that hospices play in end of life care.
The team behind the garden and Dr Kershaw’s Hospice have created a colourful flower bed using materials from a bed previously situated in Oldham town centre.
Advice for GPs on helping patients express and record their wishes.
Article by Dr Catherine Walshe, Senior Lecturer in Palliative Care and Director of the International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University.
London Fashion Week featured sweeping black Victorian-inspired gowns, while New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has just played host to a smash-hit exhibition of mourning attire.
A community palliative care service has been established at Sendafa, a town 35km to the east of Addis Ababa, by Sr Birtukan, a nurse trained in palliative care at Hospice Africa Uganda.
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Compassion literally means “to suffer together”. Among emotion researchers, it is defined as the feeling that arises when you are confronted with another’s suffering and feel motivated to relieve that suffering.