PM fears people could feel ‘unfairly pressurised’ into ending their lives if laws on assisted dying are relaxed
The Prime Minister indicated he would oppose a move to legalise allowing terminally ill adults with less than six months to live to choose to be helped to kill themselves.
Two charities that support Cynthia Spencer Hospice – Friends of Cynthia Spencer Hospice and Cynthia Spencer Charitable Trust – have merged in order to free more money to spend on patients.
Former patient Eric Rawson has left £250,000 to St Luke’s Hospice in his will, making it one of the biggest donations the hospice has received.
NHS Basildon and Brentwood CCG and Thurrock CCG are asking for local people’s views on what excellent end of life care should look like to help inform a new local end of life strategy.
Marie Curie blog
Last week Marie Curie asked people on Facebook to tell them the one thing that politicians could do to improve end of life care?
The late James Rebhorn and Tony Benn both compiled their own obituaries.
A quarter of a million older people have lost their state-funded help in the past four years as council budgets have been slashed and services rationed, according to a new report.
Lauren O’Hara has been seriously ill – she doesn’t want you to tell you with what. Nor does she want to be interrogated by well-meaning acquaintances.
The three fundraising self-regulatory bodies should come together to form a single ‘Charity Fundraising Association’, Lord Hodgson has said ahead of the findings of a review into self-regulation.