Bernie Fisher, a dedicated nurse who has been supporting patients and families at Worcester’s St Richard’s Hospice for years, has been named as a Queen’s Nurse by the Queen’s Nursing Institute.
Sarah Pugh takes over as new chief executive after first joining the charity as its director of income generation in June 2014.
Children’s Hospice South West has been given a grant of £10,000 to enhance its music therapy facilities.
The Airdrie charity is launching the massive fundraising initiative to rebuild and refurbish their entire facility – updating to the most modern, state-of-the-art accommodation possible as the much-loved charity prepares to mark its 30th anniversary.
A health board has been told to apologise to a Pembrokeshire widow and pay £1,000 after her husband had to wait in pain for three hours to be seen by a doctor shortly before he died.
Funeral costs have risen 80% in a decade, leaving the poorest and most vulnerable unable to bury their dead, writes Dawn Foster
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