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A good death is priceless

Date Posted
15 January, 2018
Sacha Langton-Gilks

Sacha Langton-Gilks is mother to DD, Rufus and Holly. Her son DD (David) was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2007, and died in 2012 aged 16 years. Sacha’s blog is based on the theme of her book Follow the Child, and her...

A budget fit for the future?

Date Posted
22 November, 2017

The Budget delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer this afternoon was trailed as one which would mean Britain is ‘fit for the future’ however it represents a missed opportunity to improve palliative care and support for the 49,000+ seriously ill...


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