Western Morning News
What amazes me (and I think many people) is that the vast majority of funding hospices receive comes from charitable donation. Maybe it shouldn’t be like that, I don’t know, but what I want to say here is: thank you St Margaret’s.
Kate Green, MP for Stretford and Urmston, joined Macmillan Cancer Support and the End of Life coalition who were in parliament to call for end of life care to be fully funded – ahead of the Government’s spending review.
Macmillan Cancer Support head of services Susan Morris claims end of life care needs to be a two-way conversation between patients and clinicians.
Marie Curie blog
As part of Occupational Therapy Week 2015 (2-8 November), we are putting the spotlight on Occupational Therapists Becky Lewis and Tracey Polglase, who told us about their roles based at the Marie Curie Hospice, Cardiff and the Vale.
A Macmillan nurse from Truro has been presented with a certificate and gift to mark her retirement after more than 24 years service.
Ward 12 at the Alexandra Hospital was a place of reflection and happy memories on November 3 as a dedicated end of life suite was opened in honour of a former patient.
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