By James Hannah, author of the novel, ‘The A-Z of You and Me’, which is set in a hospice and was inspired by the work of staff at St Catherine’s Hospice, Preston.
The grant-giving charity Hospice Aid UK has appealed to the charity tribunal to force the Charity Commission to step in after another charity renamed itself Hospice UK.
Tottenham striker Harry Kane spent an afternoon at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice in London, helping out with the gardening before participating in a small-sided kickabout.
Ham & High
Royal College of Nursing president Cecilia Anim payed a visit to Marie Curie Hampstead Hospice on the RCN’s 100th anniversary.
Marie Curie blog
Marie Curie are asking candidates to commit to working towards ensuring that everyone has the right to palliative care if they are elected.
British Geriatrics Society blog
“Speaking of death to patients is actually natural; as skills develop you learn when to enquire, engage and withdraw,” writes Paula Shepherd from Bournemouth University.
End of life studies blog
Lars Johan Materstvedt, a professor of philosophy working in medical ethics, writes in response to Professor David Clark’s post on the European Association for Palliative Care’s white paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.