Marie Curie blog
Professor Jane Seymour, Sue Ryder Care Professor of Palliative and End of Life Studies at the University of Nottingham, gives a quick overview about why her work is crucial in bringing benefits to patients at the end of the lives as well as to families and carers.
Better education and training was one of the main themes to emerge from HSJ’s Twitter chat on ending inequality in end of life care.
Sunday’s episode will focus on the relationship between Chummy and her mother Lady Browne, who has been diagnosed with incurable cancer.
The Stoke Sentinel
Staff from the Douglas Macmillan Hospice have visited New York to research how people with cancer can improve their body self-image.
The Hospice of St Francis has received an “excellent” report from the Care Quality Commission following an unannounced inspection two weeks ago.
By Leicester Mercury
Staff at Leicester hospice Loros have put their own spin on the game, asking people to do something kind for charity before nominating others to do the same.
Parliament has been accused of abdicating its responsibilities on the assisted dying debate by Betty Boothroyd, the former Speaker of the House of Commons.
The NHS in England must be open and honest about mistakes, a government-commissioned inquiry recommends.