The Duchess of Cambridge is to host a lavish gala in aid of the East Anglia Children’s Hospice, the charity she became a patron of in 2012.
Robin House, part of Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS), is undergoing a £1.8 million refurbishment, including the creation of an extended teenage den and new outdoor space.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
The Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice site at Russell House in Brackenhall will now not be fully re-opened until the start of May.
St Wilfrid’s Hospice in Eastbourne has paid tribute to Ronnie Corbett, who helped fundraise for the charity.
“If you don’t go to trial, you’re never found innocent,” says Sister Frances Dominica, who was barred from the children’s hospice she founded but never prosecuted.
British Geriatrics Society blog
“Because we no longer talk about or pride ourselves on managing dying well, the art is fading both from medical practice and from public recognition,” writes Kathryn Mannix, a palliative care consultant at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Newcastle.
Sue Ryder blog
“If implemented properly, nurse revalidation adds value to the profession of nursing,” writes Sue Hogston, chief nurse at Sue Ryder.
Dr Aoife Gleeson, consultant in palliative medicine at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, writes about her research on MRSA and its impact on patients with advanced life-limiting illness.
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