Hospice Blog

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Sunday, 7th May, 2017

Why don't we talk about dying?

We don’t talk about death and dying, but having these conversations now can enhance life and help you live well NOW because Dying Matters. Dying Matters Week 8-13… Read story
Friday, 7th April, 2017

Education: Changing the face of end of life care in the 21st Century

What role must education play to ensure we deliver the best end of life care? Jill Short, Education Lead, explains what we do well, and what more must… Read story
Monday, 27th March, 2017

50 years on... How one lady's vision revolutionised care for the dying

As we celebrate 50 years of modern hospice care, we look at one remarkable lady’s vision that changed care of the dying, and what still needs to be… Read story
Friday, 17th February, 2017

From Zurich to Mount Zion... and everything in between

The crazy adventures of marathon addict John Kinchen, who is running across Europe to fundraise for Rowans Hospice in memory of his Dad. Read story
Friday, 27th January, 2017

Resilience out of Grief

How would you help a child through loss and bereavement? Rowans Meerkat Service is there to help grieving children grow into resilient adults. Read story
Friday, 30th December, 2016

Hope for 2017

As we look to 2017, one thing for certain is that it will involve change. Hope, says Dr Gemima, is the seed that can see us through the… Read story
Social Work
Thursday, 24th November, 2016

What is Hospice Care? Building Compassionate Communities

Chief Executive Ruth White explains how we can all help deliver our modern vision of Hospice Care anywhere. Read story
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