Huddersfield Daily Examiner
A children’s hospice hit by a fire in January is to remain closed for at least another two weeks.
Nan Bond was horrified when it emerged last week that the £1 million pilot project – run jointly by NHS Fife and Marie Curie – to help terminally ill patients spend their last days out of hospital would not continue beyond the end of this month.
The Primrose Choir donates everything it makes to the Primrose Hospice. The choir will be holding a summer concert at Redditch Town Hall but is being forced to pay to use the venue, meaning cash earmarked for helping people is going into the council’s coffers.
Mother’s Day has long been a focus for telling the special women in your life how much you appreciate them with flowers and breakfast in bed. But for women whose children suffer from a serious or terminal illness, Mother’s Day can be something very different.
A wave of apps such as Everest, Cake and SafeBeyond are emerging to help people plan their own mortal passings, right down to Instagram-worthy funerals.
Today, we launch a special series about perinatal bereavement and palliative care with examples of initiatives from Ireland and France that aim to improve care for babies and families.
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