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VACANCY – COORDINATOR IRISH CHILDHOOD BEREAVEMENT NETWORK

Posted on: January 28th, 2013

 The Irish Hospice Foundation is now hiring for the position of coordinator for the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network.  

Further details and application information HERE

Evaluation: Programme to Support Palliative and Hospice Care in the Republic of Ireland: Final Report

Posted on: January 17th, 2013

This morning at Trinity College Mary McCarron launched the evaluation report of The Atlantic Philanthropies Palliative Care Programme. The Irish Hospice Foundation were fortunate to be one of the grantees involved in the programme, and our Hospice Friendly Hospitals programme and short video on Design & Dignity were referenced in the evaluation report.

Click here to read the report in full. 

First Irish Hospice Foundation ‘Perspectives’ report published, on palliative care service delivery

Posted on: January 9th, 2013

The Irish Hospice Foundation has released the first of its Perspectives series of reports. 

The report ‘The strategic importance of palliative care within the Irish health service – Perspectives on future service delivery‘ examines palliative care from an all-encompassing perspective, which includes primary, secondary and tertiary care, patients of all ages and diagnoses and all care settings. It examines issues and challenges in palliative care quality and cost and future demand for palliative services.

The full report is available to download HERE

IHF extends sympathies to family and friends of Ian McKeever

Posted on: January 4th, 2013

 The Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) wishes to extend its condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Ian McKeever.   Ian was an incredible charity champion and was involved with many charities, including the IHF, and his support and tireless work for these charities had an impact on many lives.  Our thoughts and sympathies are with his family and friends at this difficult time.