The head of Acorns Hospice, which supports children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, says the future of the charity is under severe threat unless more is done to secure funding.
King’s College London blog
Dr Piedade Amaro, from Portugal, writes about her visit to the Cicely Saunders Institute.
Marie Curie blog
Marie Curie has launched its largest ever call for research in partnership with the Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office and the Motor Neurone Disease Association, totalling £1,425,000. £450,000 of this will be spent directly in Scotland.
Television matchmaker and northern comic Paddy McGuinness visited Rainbows Children’s Hospice to hand out Halloween treats ahead of the weekend’s spooky festivities.
Tom MacDonald and Frazer Byworth proved love conquers all, after joining in a civil partnership at Grantham’s Hospice in a Hospital on Friday.
Charity marathon runner Derek Haines and Cayman HospiceCare medical director Dr. Virginia Hobday received their MBE awards from Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.
Naomi Barrow writes for the Huffington Post about her mother’s death and the early stages of grief.
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