Dr Karen Parry, the new chief executive of Grace House, plans to undertake a trio of endurance events during 2015 to raise money for the Southwick centre.
Thanks to help from local schoolchildren and the generosity of the KissyPuppy charity, a wish list of new toys aimed at young visitors has been delivered to Earl Mountbatten Hospice.
British novelist Rachel Joyce’s new novel ‘The love song of Miss Queenie Hennessy’ is set in a hospice.
As the cost of funerals has nearly doubled in the last decade, one fifth of the 500,000 families who are bereaved each year are struggling to afford the unavoidable expense of a funeral.
Ava Jolliffe, who has Brown Vialetto Van Laere Syndrome, has been told that part of her disability living allowance has been rescinded as her father works in Germany.
100,000 new homes must be built specifically for older people to meet the needs of an ageing population, experts warn.
James Mumford, a GP from Norfolk, writes for ehospice about a recent trip to visit Hospice Africa Uganda to learn how a successful community palliative care programme can be run in Africa.
Cancer experts from Kenya, Uganda, Zambia and Rwanda met in Lusaka to share knowledge and exchange ideas at the Taking a Regional Approach Workshop.
The presence of live music in hospice settings can be of enormous value to dying people, their families and their caregivers. However, music being a powerful agent in people’s lives, it has the potential to do harm when not used with caution.