bereavement

Charity receives boost from Government to support those bereaved from Covid-19

Authored by News Desk

The UK’s largest bereavement charity, Cruse Bereavement Care, has received a much needed financial boost from the Department of Health and Social Care to help it respond to an increase in demand for its services due to the pandemic.

The charity, whose Devon branch covers the whole of the county, was awarded funding by the Government in June to provide additional support through its...

Bereavement Service nominated for special award

Authored by Mary

The Bereavement Service at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Hospital Bereavement Service’ category at the Butterfly Awards 2016 and as part of the selection process, they need votes to help win this special award.

The Butterfly Awards is an annual event that celebrates survivors and champions of baby loss and this year, Mo Cleland, Bereavement Midwife at...

Dying Matters Awareness Week encourages people to talk about death

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust is supporting Dying Matters Awareness Week (13 – 19 May) aimed at encouraging people to talk openly about dying, death and bereavement.

The Palliative Care Team will be holding a stand in the main reception of Derriford Hospital on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 May to provide staff, patients and visitors the opportunity to find out more information about Dying...

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