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#palliative care week

# palliative-care-week - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Opinion: As our population ages, palliative care will become increasingly important
# Palliative Care Week
# Palliative Care Week

Opinion: As our population ages, palliative care will become increasingly important

Sep 18th 2021, 7:45 PM 14,323 Views 15 Comments

Dr Peter May and Professor Charles Normand say palliative care in Ireland must be expanded now to meet current and future needs.

# palliative-care-week - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Half of Irish people think Covid-19 has increased the importance of discussing palliative care
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Half of Irish people think Covid-19 has increased the importance of discussing palliative care

Sep 13th 2020, 3:28 PM 22,382 Views 5 Comments

The survey found that a third of people think palliative care is a last resort, when in fact it can be used for a number of years.

# palliative-care-week - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Opinion: 'My name is Niall, I'm 32, and I have cancer. I never imagined saying those words'
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# Palliative Care Week

Opinion: 'My name is Niall, I'm 32, and I have cancer. I never imagined saying those words'

Sep 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 75,154 Views 18 Comments

Niall, from Athlone, writes about how he used to think that palliative care was for “the old, the very sick and the dying”, but it’s helping him.

# palliative-care-week - Thursday 6 October, 2016

"My four-year-old son got up on the stool, held my father's hand, and kissed him"
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"My four-year-old son got up on the stool, held my father's hand, and kissed him"

Oct 6th 2016, 8:30 PM 1,018 Views 8 Comments

Watching a loved one slip away is hard enough, writes Denis Goodbody, but good palliative care supports the family as well as the patient.

# palliative-care-week - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

"They're not about dying and giving up": Here's how the Irish public misunderstands hospices
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"They're not about dying and giving up": Here's how the Irish public misunderstands hospices

Oct 5th 2016, 6:05 AM 13,440 Views 8 Comments

Our Lady’s Hospice in Harold’s Cross has a hair salon, a therapy golden retriever Rían, and an oratory to host services such as christenings and weddings.

# palliative-care-week - Saturday 11 October, 2014

'We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it'
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'We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it'

Oct 11th 2014, 7:15 AM 14,183 Views 4 Comments

LauraLynn palliative carers are looking after 40 families, who say the HSE respite could be organised a lot quicker.