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Welcoming “Finite Lives” Report

Welcoming “Finite Lives” Report

The Irish Hospice Foundation welcomes the newly published report Finite Lives which examines State Services around dying, death and bereavement.             Angela Edghill, Irish Hospice Foundation, Advocacy and Public Engagement Manager said the ground breaking report is the first of its kind and proves that dying is everyone’s business. Ms […]

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C’mon the Camino with Katherine Lynch

From Dancing Shoes to Hiking Boots Make every step count for hospice care this September by walking the Camino de Santiago with actress Katherine Lynch in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF). The Leitrim-native will walk the scenic coasts of Portugal and northern Spain to support hospice care and IHF programmes such as Nurses […]

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Rose Room Refurbishment for University Maternity Hospital Limerick

University Maternity Hospital Limerick (UMHL) has been granted funding to refurbish their Rose Room as part of The Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) and the HSE’s Design & Dignity Grants Scheme which transforms hospital spaces for patients at end of life. Approximately €7,200 has been provided – €5,003 of which is a Design & Dignity Grant […]

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Taoiseach urges people to Think Ahead and plan for End of Life

    TAOISEACH Enda Kenny today (Thursday) launched phase two of Think Ahead, an initiative which encourages people to plan for end of life by recording their wishes in the event of an emergency, serious illness or death. Developed by the Forum on End of Life in Ireland, a project of the Irish Hospice Foundation, […]

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IHF welcomes Dáil Committee report calling for development of national end of life strategy

The Irish Hospice Foundation, (IHF), today welcomed the report from the Dail Committee on Health and Children calling for the development of a national strategy on palliative care, end of life and bereavement.   Chief Executive Officer of the IHF, Sharon Foley, said she hoped the government will act on the findings of the report […]

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