The Kilbryde Hospice, in the grounds of East Kilbride’s Hairmyres Hospital, was officially opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Friday.
East London and West Essex Guardian Series
Haven House Children’s Hospice has announced that it is on track to reach its “ambitious” plan to care for more children than ever before.
TV stars Ant and Dec, and Holly Willoughby were the hot shots of the day at Phillip and Stephanie Schofield’s Clay Pigeon Shoot, held at the Royal Berkshire Shooting School in aid of Shooting Star Chase.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
Volunteers from Wyevale Garden Centre joined hospice personnel and a local handyman to transform an overgrown stretch of land at the hospice into a bright and colourful haven for families to enjoy for years to come.
A case thought to be the first of its kind in the UK has highlighted a complicated ethical and legal dilemma – is it right to turn off someone’s pacemaker, if that’s what they want?
“The patient who loved chicken wings showed me that healthcare professionals fail to hear what really matters in end of life care,” writes trainee GP Nishma Manek.
Dr Ollie Minton, Macmillan consultant and honorary senior lecturer in palliative medicine, considers whether we need to alter the word palliative to supportive.
Together for Short Lives blog
Francis Edwards, paediatric palliative care and bereavement liaison nurse at Bristol Children’s Hospital, talks about children’s palliative care and why it’s important to give families choice.
In the final part of this story, Judy Debenham describes how the support that Rachel is receiving from The Candle Service is part of St Christopher’s Hospice in London, is beginning to take effect.
Marie Curie blog
Look at two key partnerships where Marie Curie is working with others to improve end of life care for local communities.