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St Nicholas Hospice Care held a special service yesterday to mark the 30 years it has dedicated to caring for people in West Suffolk and Thetford.
Marie Curie Blog
Deirdre McKenny’s mother Bernadette received fantastic care at the Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast. Afterwards, during a period of remission, the former chef could enjoy food again, as Deirdre explains.
The Butterfly Hospice is to finally open to in-patients after a vital funding deal was struck. The announcement comes after NHS Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) invited providers to bid for the provision of six in-patient beds.
This is Local London
Shelley Gilbert, the founder of a Barnet-based child bereavement charity, has been made an MBE at Buckingham Palace in recognition of her work over the past 20 years helping bereaved children.
The Panorama progamme, Behind Closed Doors: Elderly Care Exposed, has once again captured shocking scenes of alleged abuse and neglect in care homes. But Leon Smith argues that those who work in care homes are caught between “trying to defend our sector and trying to disassociate ourselves from it.”
People often seek support to bring a new life into the world, but what about when we are preparing to leave it? Rebecca Green talks about her role as a ‘death doula.’