Inspectors from a government health watchdog have heaped praise on Hospice in the Weald for the exceptional level of care it provides its terminally ill patients.
Manchester Evening News
To mark its 25th anniversary, a raft of new fundraising initiatives are being set up including a new eBay base, donation centre, and trial pop-up discount store.
A team of Dulux Trade volunteers put their skills and products to the test at St Michael’s, bringing brightness and colour to the heart of the hospice, which suffered extensive damage as the result of an arson attack last year.
Specialist nurses will form the backbone of a new palliative care service for West Norfolk, delivering care in people’s homes, care homes and hospital.
Matt Bowskill, content editor at Marie Curie, writes about the devastating consequences of not talking about sex at the end of life.
“Death and taxes, there’s nothing more certain. Yet, hospitals and social care providers are still grappling with how best to handle life’s great full stop.”
“I was really enthused by the discussion at the recent Hospice UK attempts to revitalise research in hospices, ” writes Dr Ollie Minton, Macmillan consultant and honorary senior lecturer in palliative medicine.
Marie Curie blog
“We know that high-quality personalised care can make a big difference at what is a very difficult time for people with a terminal illness, families, friends and carers.”
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