Acorns Children’s Hospice has welcomed a call from Lord Hunt of Kings Heath for better continuity of services for young people with life threatening illnesses.
Family lodges have opened their doors at Prospect Hospice, allowing relatives to remain close to their loved ones throughout treatment and up until their very last moments.
A new family and bereavement support centre has opened at Lindsey Lodge Hospice in Scunthorpe.
Marie Curie blog
A pilot study led by Dr Kate Henriksen at the Marie Curie Hospice, Edinburgh found that patients welcome the opportunity to complete a questionnaire to provide feedback about their doctors.
End of life dreams and visions, often of loved ones, are part of the natural dying experience. There are clear distinctions between these and delirium.
In a society that views the old as a burden, Lord Falconer’s ‘choice’ could mean none at all, writes By Charles Moore.
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I have no religious objection to assisted dying, but let’s not underestimate the hydra-like emotions that surround this choice.
Only “a very small number of charities” will be required to register with the Electoral Commission in order to comply with requirements of the lobbying act, according to a Charity Commission official.