The UK has been named as the best country in the world at providing end-of-life care. Much of this work is done by hospices. How do they bring comfort to patients and their families?
Britain is the best place in the world to die, according to a new survey. But how can that be true, asks Stuart Jeffries, when we work so hard at airbrushing death from our lives?
Going to work, writing letters for the future and speaking your mind: Day-to-day living when you know you’re dying
On Reddit, many users with terminal conditions have been sharing their stories of how they are choosing to live their lives in the knowledge they have a finite period of time until their death.
BBC Radio 4
Ashgate Hospice feature in the latest episode of File on 4, discussing problems they have faced in getting hold of one particular pain medication.
Celebration is probably the wrong word even though the UK tops an important international league table for one aspect of health care.
The head of St Richard’s Hospice has welcomed the finding of a national report ranking end-of-life care in the UK as the best in the world.
Simon Caraffi, CEO of St Peter’s Hospice, said that hospices working in partnership with the NHS’s palliative care expertise had created the UK’s winning formula.
We continue our round up of the media coverage surrounding Hospice Care Week:
From across ehospice editions: