NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) has published draft guidance which seeks to improve care for the estimated 40,000 children and young people in England living with a life-limiting condition.
The end of life has become a pointlessly costly affair, a fact emphasised yet again last week by the largest investigation into what is euphemistically known as ‘potentially ineffective care’.
St Joseph’s Hospice in Liverpool has revealed a ‘new identity’ after staff and trustees came together to design an updated logo.
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The artistic talents of volunteers, service users and patients are being celebrated as Earl Mountbatten Hospice takes part in this year’s Open Studios programme.
The North East Ambulance Service End of Life Transport scheme gives dying patients the option to be taken by ambulance with a specially-trained crew to the place they want to end their life, anywhere in the region.
The planned extension to the Hospice of the Good Shepherd is helping an award-winning builder set a target of creating 25 new apprentices in the next 12 months.
The Time Garden will be the only one of its kind in the East of England, and one of only a handful in the UK.
The cities of Seville, Limerick and Bradford are set to become recognised by Public Health Palliative Care International as the first three compassionate cities in the world.
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