The Bolton News
Dr Barbara Downes, a consultant in palliative care who helped to set up Bolton Hospice is to step-down at the end of the month.
After almost a decade at the helm of St Michael’s Hospice in Bartestree, Nicky West is to step down as chief executive.
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice and Carers’ Resource are launching a new one-to-one service to help people access and manage benefits and finances, secure specialist equipment and give ongoing support.
East London and West Essex Guardian
Guests attending the wedding of Former TOWIE star Mark Wright and actor Michelle Keegan have been asked to donate to Haven House Chiildren’s Hospice rather then give the couple gifts.
Most of us would rather not think about what happens to our bodies after death. But that breakdown gives birth to new life in unexpected ways, writes Moheb Costandi.
UK – The Independent
Two Chinese philanthropists have created a “death simulator” allowing willing participants to experience cremation.
Meet the start-ups, corporations, venture capitalists and health providers designing new, more meaningful ways of dying.
From across ehospice editions:
Researchers from the Cicely Saunders Institute have published a paper on patient and public involvement in palliative care research.
HealthCare Chaplaincy Network’s second annual Caring for the Human Spirit™ Conference last month was a milestone event in advancing the integration of spiritual care in healthcare internationally.
ehospice International children’s edition
South African TV journalist Richard Newton reflects on his recent run in the London Marathon to raise funds for the International Children’s Palliative Care Network.