Tony Jules came face to face with his own ‘angel’ during an emotional meeting at Keech Hospice in Luton.
A dozen people have applied to become Bury Hospice trustees, bosses have revealed. The hospice is seeking to revive its board after a number of resignations in the second half of last year.
Loneliness ‘a devastating health issue for a million’: Fears solitude among the elderly could place increased strain on public services
Loneliness should be recognised as a major public health concern, council chiefs have warned. They fear the rising loneliness epidemic among the elderly could pile further strain on services unless action is taken.
Marie Curie blog
Dr Clare Rayment, consultant in palliative care at the Marie Curie Hospice, Bradford, looks at some of the common myths about palliative care, and explains why it’s important to understand who should get it, and when.
A new curriculum for hospice volunteers offers a training programme that specialises in spirituality and spiritual care. Margit Gratz and Traugott Roser explain more about the training and provide some useful resources.
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