Mary Stevens Hospice has now been given the green light to start the biggest appeal in its history after being granted planning permission for an ambitious £3 million redevelopment.
Guinness World Records have confirmed that the Moonlight Walk held by Dorothy House Hospice Care set a record for ‘The largest gathering of people wearing boas’.
Yorkshire Evening Post
Occupational therapist, physiotherapists and community nurse specialists from Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice are now available seven-days-a-week and in the last six months, hundreds of patients and families have been supported at the weekends.
Manchester Evening News
Actress Maxine Peake has appealed for donations to help Bolton Hospice, which cared for her dying mother.
A group of 10 medical professionals and 24 patients from Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services in Harold’s Cross surprised diners in the hospice’s canteen with a flash mob on Thursday as part of Positive Ageing Week last week.
Nursing Times [registration required]
In her first blog, adult branch student editor Lucy Williams discusses how a placement at her local hospice changed her career path for the better.
Work and Pensions Secretary Damian Green said it was pointless to re-test recipients of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) with severe conditions and no prospect of getting better.
Dr Sean Hughes, Dr Nancy Preston, Dr Sandra Varey and Prof Sheila Payne, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, highlight a new, free online palliative care course which launches later this month.