Essex County Standard
The Bishop of Colchester has been named the new president of St Helena Hospice.
East London and West Essex Guardian Series
Barry Hearn, founder of Matchroom Sports and former chairman of Leyton Orient, is to to become Haven House Children’s Hospice’s newest patron.
Charity Digital News
Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice has launched its #makeamoment campaign and has already received backing from a number of high profile supporters on social media.
Dying Matters blog
Phil Isherwood, a volunteer poet at Bolton Hospice, discusses the potential for poetry to boost patients’ psychological wellbeing in hospice settings.
Sue Ryder blog
What is a ‘good death’? In her latest blog, Heidi Travis writes about the care provided by Sue Ryder, and regardless of condition, it’s how you die that’s important.
Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes is to take on the Marathon des Sables in Morocco this year in a bid to raise £2.5 million for Marie Curie and become the oldest Briton ever to complete the race.
The prospect of a two-week ‘time limit’ being placed on Scots under the proposed new laws on assisted suicide has been questioned by MSPs.
A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…
2014 was a year of progress and international recognition for hospice and palliative care. Now, as the field gains momentum on the global stage, we provide a selection of major events to look forward to in 2015.
ehospice International children’s edition
In December 2014 in the beautiful city of Prague, the International Children’s Palliative Care Network conducted a three-day introduction course in children’s palliative care for healthcare practitioners from the Czech Republic.
Hospice focuses on the unique needs of the patients and families they serve, and this often goes beyond “conventional” health care as this story from Michigan shows.