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#hospice care

# hospice-care - Friday 23 December, 2016

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl

Tara Curran said the family’s spirits were lifted when they received a special gift from hospice staff on Christmas Eve.

# hospice-care - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Call to extend emergency medical card time limit for dying patients

Currently the eligibility period is six months, though one in five people who have these cards live longer and are then forced to undergo a means test.

# hospice-care - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Do you feel weird talking about your own death? You shouldn’t

A new study has found that, in a GP setting anyway, most people aren’t.

# hospice-care - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Hospice “ready to proceed”, after a little help from a local Oscar-winner

Daniel Day Lewis has been one of the driving forces behind the €3 million fundraising effort for the Wicklow Hospice.

# hospice-care - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

2,500 patients a year are denied access to hospice services

There should be 450 hospice beds in the country. Today, there are only 155 hospice beds available.

# hospice-care - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Report: Irish hospice care high, but regional inequalities persist

A programme introduced in hospices was examined by Trinity College Dublin researchers.

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