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#palliative care week

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

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

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "They're not about dying and giving up": Here's how the Irish public misunderstands hospices Palliative Care

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We had to face facts that maybe our little girl was not going to make it' Palliative Care

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

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