As part of Hospice Care Week, Marie Cooper from Hospice UK has written about some pioneering work in palliative care and how research is helping promote best practice in looking after people at the end of life.
Marie Curie blog
Article on how Marie Curie’s hospice staff and volunteers strive to treat people as individuals, with their own particular needs and wishes.
Sue Ryder blog
Guest blog post by Mummy Constant about her family’s experience of Sue Ryder – St John’s Hospice.
The Northern Echo
Patients at St Cuthbert’s Hospice have been hitting it off with a few traditional games of conkers.
Macmillan Cancer Support welcomes the Liberal Democrats’ vote in favour of free social care at the end of life
At their party conference, the Liberal Democrats voted in favour of introducing free social care for people on an end of life care register.
A newly created and dedicated fund, designed to give patients access to new treatments, has been announced by the Scottish Government.
District nurse leaders are calling on the main political parties to promise urgent investment in community services, including more staff and better training.