Comedian Billy Connolly is to front a TV documentary about death, in which he will discuss his diagnosis with prostate cancer and Parkinson’s disease last year and his own mortality.
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A panel of experts will gather at a conference at York University later this month to examine the ethics of withdrawing treatment from vegetative and minimally conscious patients.
Manchester Evening News
Gwen Boon, a volunteer who has worked at the Willow Wood Hospice Shop for more than two decades, is still going strong at the age of 92.
Sharing a personal story of battling cancer can be an act of catharsis – and in the era of social media, it’s increasingly being used as a fundraising tool.
A new freephone number has been introduced for the NHS 24 non-emergency helpline in Scotland.
Half of people in England and Wales now being diagnosed with cancer will survive at least a decade – double the rate in the early 1970s, figures show.
Facebook users are being invited to experience what it is like to live with dementia in a bid to raise greater awareness about the disease.
Charities with an income of above £500,000 should consider publicising remuneration ratios between their highest and median salaries to give an indication of pay throughout their organisation, an NCVO inquiry into executive pay has recommended.