Nursing staff at the Marie Curie Hospice in Solihull have been praised by the Care Quality Commission, which rated the service as “outstanding” overall following an inspection this summer.
At the Arthur Rank Hospice we have around 300 volunteers working in and around the hospice on Mill Road and another 100 or so volunteers who help us with fundraising.
Elaine Godber’s “wonderful” father died following a short battle with cancer. Although he did not die at Loros, she says it was only thanks to the team at the hospice and the support they were given that he was able to die at home, as was his wish.
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A mum-of-three who developed lymphoedema following treatment for breast cancer is sharing her experiences of a specialist clinic at St Catherine’s Hospice as part of the charity’s 30th anniversary Give A Gift campaign.
Nursing Times reviews the new book edited by David and Jo Cooper, ‘Palliative care within mental health care and oractice’, which asks whether there is a place for palliative care within mental health.
St Giles’ Hospice in Walsall has celebrated a significant milestone in its care for local people living with cancer and other serious illnesses.
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