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We at the Irish Hospice Foundation want to keep you, the Irish public, as informed and supported as possible in matters relating to end-of-life and bereavement care in these exceptional times. The need to provide reliable and up-to-date information for you, the public, and healthcare professionals is vital. With our many years of experience, we […]

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IHF urges people to consider Advance Healthcare Planning

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR PEOPLE TO THINK ABOUT THEIR FUTURE CARE {Tuesday 12 May 2020}: The Irish Hospice Foundation is urging people to examine their options for Advance Healthcare Planning, especially surrounding preferences for treatment. The concept of planning ahead for life and death is not a new one. Discussed around dinner tables, in solicitors’ […]

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HFH Quality Improvement Awards 2020: Apply now!

  The Irish Hospice Foundation is delighted to announce the launch of the Hospice Friendly Hospitals (HFH) Quality Improvement Awards for 2020. What are the HFHQI Awards? The Award is a financial support for HSE/Voluntary Acute Hospitals that are engaging with the HFH programme. The Awards will support the continual quality improvement approach to end-of-life […]

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Moate Nursing Home proves to be visionary

Residents and staff at Moate Nursing Home in Westmeath set out their vision of what the best end-of-life care means to them. The project is part of their involvement with our Compassionate End of Life (CEOL) programme for residential care centres and nursing homes across Ireland. The programme supports staff and residents to have open […]

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Residents and staff at Moate Nursing Home officially launched their end-of-life care vision. The project is a central part of their work with CEOL (Compassionate End of Life), a programme run by the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF).  CEOL is a quality improvement programme for residential care centres (RCCs) and nursing homes across Ireland. It enables […]

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A&E Viewing Room transformed at Tallaght University Hospital

  A&E Viewing Room transformed at Tallaght University Hospital The newly transformed viewing room in the Emergency Department at Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) has been officially opened. Funded through the Irish Hospice Foundation’s (IHF) and HSE’s Design & Dignity programme, the viewing room forms part of the Rosheen Suite, which also includes two refurbished family […]

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When Someone You Care About is Dying in Hospital: What to Expect booklet launched

The new information booklet, When someone you care about is dying in hospital – What to expect was officially launched today in Dublin (Thursday 20 September, 2018). It was revealed alongside the launch of the Ombudsman’s report, A Good Death: Progress Report, into the developments in end-of-life care in Irish hospitals. The new booklet is the direct […]

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