Around two years ago, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester launched the Thorpe Hall Capital Appeal to fund the building of a new state-of-the-art hospice building in Peterborough. Now the first patients are moving in.
Bradford Telegraph & Argus
Manorlands Hospice is backing a campaign encouraging all healthcare workers to introduce themselves by name to their patients. The national #hellomynameis initiative was launched by Dr Kate Granger, who is terminally ill.
Island News & Advertiser
Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS), which supports children and their families coping with life-shortening conditions, has been selected as the charity beneficiary of the 2015 Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards.
The boss of a health company which has been providing end of life care for a cancer sufferer despite not being paid by health chiefs said a stand-off over who is responsible was ‘pathetic’.
South Wales Argus
A hospice is “devastated” after vandals destroyed a sun canopy used by seriously ill patients.
Retired railway worker, Joe Hagland, travelled from his home in London to Compton Hospice in Wolverhampton after hearing it had been targeted by thieves.
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