An artist’s impression of the proposed new St Luke’s Hospice has been released.
As it plans to open a new shop, Demelza children’s hospice has responded to concerns that there are too many charity outlets in the town.
Telegraph & Argus
Sixteen Year 12 pupils recently visited a Marie Curie hospice and spent the afternoon with a team of professionals who are involved in caring for terminally-ill patients and supporting their families.
Kate Granger asks why military language is used to describe cancer.
Marie Curie blog
Dr Michael Cooke, Head of Analytics, writes: “There is currently a rare alignment of what terminally ill people want and what the health social care system needs. The challenge for commissioners and those working in end of life care is to seize this opportunity to redesign and rebalance it.”
A leading research scientist is confident the next generation will not have to “worry” about dying from cancer.
Millions of pounds could be invested in the training and development of lower paid NHS staff to help them progress into nursing and other professional roles.
Civil Society blog
A report published by consultancy nfpSynergy suggested that fundraising success for a medical charity was not linked to the number of people with the condition. David Ainsworth asks which factors do have an effect.