Sam Pleasants, unit manager and sister at St Julia’s Hospice, features in Cornwall Hospice Care’s year long story telling project, launched this week to raise awareness of the work of the hospice.
Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice, based on the outskirts of Bedworth, is to open its doors every single day, thanks to kind-hearted fundraisers from across the area.
Long-term Rainbows supporter Andy Campbell has taken over the role of CEO from Geoff Ellis, who announced his retirement in July.
Plans for a new St Luke’s Hospice and 50 homes on green belt land outside Langdon Hills have met a tidal wave of objections.
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A Labour plan for free end of life social care could cost £200 million to £250 million annually to implement, the Treasury has claimed.
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Social worker Dr John Sharry offers advice to parents on how to talk to their children when one parent is terminally-ill.
The number of people in the UK who have cancer will reach a record high of 2.5 million this year, up 400,000 from five years ago, according to Macmillan.
“Receiving treatment at the hospital where I work made me realise that sometimes, it’s the simple things that matter,” writes oncologist Fiona Thistlethwaite.