Newcastle’s Marie Curie Hospice is undergoing its first refurbishment in 21 years in a bid to help hundreds more patients.
Death and dying will be served up for visitors to Lincoln’s first ever death café next month, organised by St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice.
“The Arthur Rank Hospice recognised the need to share our good practice and as a result is just one of 13 regional centres in England delivering GSF,” writes hospice CEO Lynn Morgan.
Being part of an “amazing” team that is able to provide excellent care to those in need are among the reasons Andy Houghton, senior staff nurse at Myton Hospice’s Warwick site, loves his job.
Scientists at Oxford University found people with large groups of friends have a higher tolerance for pain.
The author Jenny Diski has died. “Under no circumstances is anyone to say that I lost a battle with cancer. Or that I bore it bravely. I am not fighting, losing, winning or bearing,” she wrote in her diary about her inoperable cancer, which was serialised in the London Review of Books.
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