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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 22,338 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.

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

Sep 10th 2019, 7:00 AM 74,837 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.

"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 787 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.

"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 13,298 Views 8 Comments

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.

'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 14,132 Views 4 Comments

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