A £6m project to expand LOROS hospice has got under way. The first sod was cut by Alan Birchenall, Leicester City club ambassador and a patron of the charity.
Yorkshire Evening Post
The Care Quality Commission has heaped praise on St Gemma’s Hospice in Moortown in a report following an unannounced inspection.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Francis House in Manchester on 14 October.
East Anglian Daily Times
Stepping out of your comfort zone is hard to do, especially after being diagnosed with a terminal illness but doing just that has helped Alan Saddington to regain his balance and learn to walk again.
When 90-year-old Norma Bauerschmidt was diagnosed with terminal cancer she embarked on the road trip of lifetime and unwittingly became an internet hit along the way.
#WhyWeDoResearch campaign blog
Blog by Sarah Russell, head of research and clinical innovation at Hospice UK, as part of the campaign’s Hospice Research Month.
Together for Short Lives blog
Mel Barry, head of marketing and communication at Keech Hospice Care, talks about the challenges of brand management in the children’s palliative care sector.
End of life studies blog
Ben Colburn writes about the art department of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow and resident artists Jeni Pearson and Kirsty Stansfield.
Marie Curie blog
Introduction to Pets as Therapy companions, two dogs called Ruby, who are companions to residents at Marie Curie Hospice, West Midlands.