A practice-based educational pathway has been found to improve nurses’ confidence in delivering end of life care to patients.
Catherine Walshe is senior lecturer in palliative care at the International Observatory on End of Life Care.
Haven House has received a £41,150 grant from the Amy Winehouse Foundation to create a music therapy room in its new annex.
Hospice inpatient beds could remain in Weybridge if a proposal to buy a nursing home in the town gains financial support. Last year it was announced that beds at Sam Beare Hospice would be relocated to a new multi-million pound base in Woking.
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With the new East Devon Day Hospice due to open this summer, Hospiscare East Devon community cluster team leader Angela Phillips has been talking to the Herald about her role and how the new day hospice will benefit patients and carers.
The Hospice of St Francis is celebrating the achievements of its youngest volunteers during this week’s Student Volunteering Week.
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Interview with Paul McKeown, Programme Manager at Northern Ireland Hospice, about the rebuild of the hospice.
A number of major employers are offering “eldercare” – help with looking after older relatives. Will this soon be as common as providing help with childcare?
Yet another report has called for the relaxation of rules around society lotteries, this time warning that tougher restrictions could halve the amount returned by lotteries to good causes.
The UK needs to develop a stronger philanthropic culture to boost giving but should not attempt to copy the US system, according to CAF research.