Nursing in Practice
Only 10.5% of nurses surveyed by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said that they were always able to deliver the right level of care to patients.
A major reorganisation of care services is needed to cope with soaring numbers of cancer survivors, experts have said. By 2030, the number of people living with cancer in the UK is predicted to double from two million to four million.
The Bolton News
Another 88 patients are to benefit from care as Bolton Hospice opens four new rooms. The hospice opened the en suite inpatient bedrooms in response to a growing demand on its specialist services.
Professor Keri Thomas and Dr Trisha Macnair discuss what the NICE draft guideline on care of the dying adult means for general practice.
West Sussex County Times
“I get the chance to be a mum again and not just the carer of my child.” This was the touching sentiment made this week by the mother of a seriously-ill teenager, who has been given life-changing support by Chestnut Tree House.
Bury Free Press
St Nicholas Hospice Care is asking people to ‘give a hand’ to the hospice for the awareness-raising week, taking place from October 5 to 11, by placing their handprints on a giant mural to show their support.
End of Life Studies blog
“In our study we are investigating the transfer and translation of a range of end of life interventions, across cultures and settings. One of these is the Neighbourhood Networks in Palliative Care (NNPC), which first began in Kerala, South India.”
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