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IHF welcomes Joint Committee on Justice recommendations on assisted dying

IHF Statement

Thursday 22 July 2021   Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) welcomes the Joint Committee on Justice recommendation that an Oireachtas Special Committee be established to undertake an examination of assisted dying.  In our submission in January of this year to the Joint Committee on Justice on the Dying with Dignity Bill, we called for the absolute necessity of public debate on the issue of assisted dying. The […]

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Nursing homes need continued support

IHF Statement

Renewed call for a national programme on palliative, end-of-life and bereavement care for nursing homes Following last night’s RTÉ Primetime Investigates programme, Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) is renewing its call for a national collaborative programme on palliative, end-of-life and bereavement care for the nursing home sector to be commenced.   This has been an incredibly distressing […]

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