Nuns and monks come to the aid of terminally-ill patients in West Wales with £2m hospice development
Building work has begun on a £2 million inpatient hospice at the multi-faith Skanda Vale monastery near Llanpumsaint.
A specialist music therapy room funded by the foundation of the late singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse has opened at Haven House.
North Devon Journal
Playing on the Xbox with dad is something most 13-year-old boys would take for granted, but for Daniel Potter it is one of the highlights of his visits to Little Bridge House children’s hospice.
A donation of £100,000 has been made to the Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service from a legacy trust fund.
Feature article about ‘To Absent Friends’, a new festival being launched this week which will involve events of remembrance and celebration all over Scotland.
Two deaths last week highlight a problem for modern medicine: as treatments improve, dying can be prolonged. Atul Gawande, the surgeon and author who will deliver this year’s BBC Reith Lectures, says it’s time to rethink our approach.
In July, sick with cancer, Jo Beecham talked about stashing life-ending drugs in her fridge, in case she wanted to hasten her end. But as the disease wore on, and she received better palliative care, she had second thoughts.
Volunteers now expect more from their experience and charities must do more to recruit and retain them, according to a report published by nfpSynergy.