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Families need more support after a child dies suddenly | Letter
Luen Thompson on the lack of attention paid to sudden unexplained death in childhood

24, Jan, 2023 @6:14 PM

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UK hospices warn of bed closures and staff cuts as energy bills soar
Rising costs, increased demand and a collapse in public fundraising mean palliative care providers face ‘very difficult decisions’

Patrick Butler

22, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘It could all have been so different’: how support offered by a hospice in Cyprus came too late for one British couple
A year after he helped his terminally ill wife die, David Hunter is still in jail

Helena Smith in Paphos

18, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Dying hospice patient had NatWest account frozen after £250 fraud claim
Case highlights how bank customers can lose access to funds over claims as minor as £40 without chance to contest complaint

Anna Tims

30, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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A new start after 60: I retrained as a hospice nurse – and lost my fear of death
A year after being widowed, Laura Horn began volunteering in a hospice, sitting with people who were about to die. She soon realised she could do more for them …

Paula Cocozza

17, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Almost 90 more people died at home every day than expected in past year
Figures for Great Britain show almost 22,500 people more than usual died in private homes, prompting questions about end-of-life care

Carmen Aguilar García

24, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The people making a difference: Pushbike Paul, the man who’s restored thousands of bikes to fund a hospice
Former car salesman Paul Wilcox found that a side-hustle as a cycle mechanic gave him a way to support a cause close to his heart

Sirin Kale

04, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Deborah James ‘cannot thank people enough’ after £2m raised for Bowelbabe Fund
Presenter of BBC podcast You, Me And The Big C said on social media she did not know ‘how long I’ve got left’

Christy Cooney and Jamie Grierson

10, May, 2022 @9:46 PM

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Hospice care is a right, not a luxury
I have seen the value of good palliative care. It’s time the NHS took it seriously – and made it available to all those who need it

Sophie Olszowski

20, Feb, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Beryl Howard obituary
Other lives: Palliative nurse and manager of the pioneering hospice Michael Sobell House

Hope Bachmann

19, Dec, 2021 @5:52 PM

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Alta Fixsler, toddler at centre of parents’ legal battle, dies in hospice
Father says Alta ‘was our whole world’ after two-year-old girl taken off life support

Harriet Sherwood

19, Oct, 2021 @1:39 PM

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Averil Stedeford obituary
Other lives: Psychiatrist and environmentalist who won an award for her eco-house

Martin Rolph

18, Jun, 2021 @4:25 PM

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