Rev Dr Andrew Goodhead, spiritual care lead at St Christopher’s Hospice and member of the EAPC Spiritual Care in Palliative Care Task Force, explains how the task force is working to ensure that spirituality and spiritual care remain at the front of people’s minds and at the heart of palliative care provision.
Coronation Street is to explore the issue of the ‘right to die’ when terminally ill Hayley Cropper decides she wants to take control of her death.
Conditions including lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia and tuberculosis will account for one in every five deaths worldwide by 2030, the World Health Organisation estimates.
Nurses and midwives in the UK look set to face three-yearly checks from the end of 2015 under proposals being put forward by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Liberal Democrat sources said the government will retreat on some parts of the lobbying bill as early as next week, after charities raised serious concerns that it would have a “chilling effect” on their ability to campaign.
The government has committed to look into the possibility of a system of fines for charities that file their accounts late.
The government will review the self-regulation of fundraisers in 2017, it has said in response to reports from the Public Administration Select Committee and Lord Hodgson.
The Public Interest Registry, which already manages the .org suffix, applied for .ngo when the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names Numbers launched its generic top-level domain name programme last year.