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The Berkhamsted-based hospice gardens have been lovingly nurtured by a team of 35 volunteers, to provide a tranquil ac environment for Hospice patients and families.
When I was a fellow, part of our training involved doing consults for patients, most of whom had just learned they had cancer or recurrence of disease.
It was an 80th birthday to remember for a man who cycled around Brands Hatch with 22 members of his family to support EllenorLions Hospices.
The Colchester East Hants Hospice Society has support this year from select Sobeys and Foodland stores for the program, which runs from Aug. 31 to Sept.
A Kings Langley doctor who was awarded an MBE in this year's New Year's Honours List, has announced she will be retiring from her position next year.
Saturday 21st June 2014 was the day all of Uckfield's Scouts, Cubs, Beavers and Explorer Scouts came together on Luxford Field to show every one what Scouting is about.
Kaiser Health News : Some Insurers Refuse To Cover Contraceptives, Despite Health Law Requirement Kaiser Health News consumer columnist Michelle Andrews writes: "How much leeway do employers and insurers have in deciding whether they'll cover contraceptives without charge and in determining which methods make the cut? Not much, as it turns out, but ... (more)
A five-year plan to double hospice beds across Vancouver Island is "encouraging," according to the executive director of the Nanaimo Hospice, who says there's need in every community.
Rob Gabe, hospice volunteer and president of the Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers board of directors, discusses Coastal Family Hospice; Lauren Armstrong, LSW, hospice and palliative care social worker for Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care & Hospice, will talk about services offered in its hospice and palliative care program; and Solace will sing songs in the ... (more)
NHS Borders has refuted allegations of inappropriate use of Margaret Kerr Unit beds to ease pressures elsewhere in Borders General Hospital.
Attitudes to death and dying have a cultural dimension, so how well does end-of-life and palliative care encompass Maori culture, spiritual beliefs and traditions? Massey University psychology doctoral student Diane Koti is investigating how current end-of-life care models can better incorporate the needs of Maori patients and whanau.
Labour's pledge to set up an aged care working group to address industry concerns is good to see, but appears to skirt the obvious issue of a looming lack of beds and carers for our rapidly growing elderly population, says homecare agency Miranda Smith Homecare.
They came to thank him for his military service, but 94-year-old Air Force veteran Dean Flemming Sr. wanted everyone to know how thankful he was that people cared enough to honor him.
Last weekend the hospice announced the completion of two brand new garden spaces, designed to provide a place for spiritual contemplation, counselling sessions and general relaxation for staff, patients and families they support.
A Yateley man is unhappy with how his mother was treated during her final few weeks of life and is campaigning for it to improve its end of life care A grieving son is campaigning for Frimley Park Hospital to improve its palliative care following the death of his mother.
A 'first of its kind' service will allow more terminally ill people to choose to spend their final days in the comfort of their own home.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 03:10 am
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