I was thrilled to meet Kathryn Mannix in Glasgow at Aye Write book festival where she was talking in her gentle, wise voice about living with the end in mind. The audience hung on her every word as she shared the years of knowledge and experience she has built up as a palliative care specialist, […]
A Dying Well Charter is to be launched in Dorset in March; one of eight Pathfinder Communities projects pioneering a new public health approach to end of life care in England.
It takes 17 years for 10% of nursing research to be put into practice, so while we’re waiting to make improvements, maybe worth having a look at what Patient Charters offer.
Cicely Saunders started the hospice movement in the 60s and today, hospices across the UK provide care, compassion and help in coping with emotional and spiritual as well as physical concerns.