‘Inspirational’ hospice founder dies aged 64
The Irish Independent
Tributes have been paid to the founder of the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF), Dr Mary Redmond, who has died at the age of 64.
Bedfordshire on Sunday
Ambulance crews in Bedfordshire are receiving extra specialist training to allow more people to remain at home for palliative care towards the end of their life, rather than face a trip to hospital.
Thanks to a grant from the Dorset Cancer Care Foundation, Lewis-Manning Hospice is currently equipping a new treatment room, which is an important step towards the hospice providing end of life care for patients.
Work to renovate Naomi House is almost complete, and staff at the hospice expect children and families to be able to stay there from September.
Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital is looking at ways of improving services for bereaved relatives, and has invited anyone who has experienced bereavement at the hospital in the last year to provide feedback.
Comedy legend Roy Chubby Brown has penned and composed a song for Zoe’s Place baby hospice, which won his heart during a recent visit.
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