People think that making a decision to have palliative care or to go into a hospice will lead to the patient dying sooner. But the opposite is at least sometimes the case.
The late founder of the Kilbryde Hospice, Tony McGuinness, and charity director Donna Mortimer Ballantyne have had streets around the new building and a hospice wing named after them.
Unpaid helpers in Northumberland have been thanked for their services in celebration of National Volunteers’ Week, as St Oswald’s Hospice pays tribute to its army of volunteers.
A Saint Catherine’s Hospice volunteer is celebrating after being commended by the Prime Minister after a decade of service.
Western Daily Press
Bristol’s only adult hospice, St Peter’s, is this week celebrating its dedicated helpers as part of National Volunteers Week.
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