Hospice Care for All

Posted on 16. May, 2007 in Cancer, Chronic illness, Death, Family, Health, Hospice

Some 30,000 people die each year in Ireland. While the vast majority of people want to die at home, two-thirds die in hospitals of one sort of another and 40% die in acute hospitals. The Irish Hospice Foundation has undertaken a hugely important project to introduce Hospice Principles into Hospital Practice.  Fr. Brian Nolan, a […]

Loss and Hope

Posted on 18. Apr, 2007 in Cancer, Chronic illness, Death, Health, Hospice, Relationships

Approximately 30,000 people die each year in Ireland. Each death affects at least 10 people, therefore at least 300,000 people are newly bereaved each year.  Many of those people die in the care of The Irish Hospice Foundation.  The Hospice has just published a book entitled ‘Irish Stories of Loss and Hope’ which they hope, […]