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IHF welcomes Joint Committee on Justice recommendations on assisted dying

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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IHF statement on COVID-19 nursing homes expert panel report

statement on covid19 nursing homes expert panel

Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) welcomes the publication today (Wednesday 19 August 2020) of the COVID-19 Nursing Homes Expert Panel Report. IHF made a submission as part of the consultation process for the Report and were delighted to present as part of the ‘Advocacy and End-of-Life thematic engagement’ to the Expert Panel. We particularly welcome the […]

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IHF virtual Cycle Challenge launched

SPONSOR a cyclist The Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) Cycle Challenge is the charity’s biggest annual fundraising event. Each year 60 cyclists take on a 600km cycle to raise vital funds for Nurses for Night Care. This free national service enables people with non-cancer related illnesses to spend their final days at home whilst receiving professional […]

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New resources launched to inform and support during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the traditional ways we mark our grief. For the moment, it is not possible to come together and to gather in one location. It is not possible to have a large funeral. It may not be possible to receive the company of those who wish to offer condolences. However, we […]

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Rosabel’s Rooms- In partnership with the Irish Hospice Foundation

    Rosabel’s Rooms was established by parents Suzanne McClean and Gary Monroe in memory of their beloved daughter Rosabel Monroe, who died suddenly and unexpectedly in April 2017, aged sixteen months. Rosabel’s Rooms in collaboration with The Irish Hospice Foundation, was launched on the 5th January 2018, on what would have been Rosabel’s 2nd […]

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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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Call for applications: The Economics of Bereavement

The Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF), as part of its programme of research, invites applications to carry out an exploratory investigation of the economics of bereavement in Ireland. The research is supported by a grant from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP). For more details including the full tender document, click here.   […]

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We support Hooves4Hospice – a midland hospice building fund

The Irish Hospice Foundation is backing the Hooves4Hospice campaign which is helping raise funds to build a Level 3 Hospice to provide specialist end-of-life care and support for people in the Midlands. The ambitious fundraising project, which was launched by Tullamore Lions Club last week and has the support of other Lions Clubs and the […]

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Living with Grief event in Dublin in February

  The Irish Hospice Foundation is part of The Dublin Northside Bereavement Network which will host its first ever ‘Living with Grief’ event in North Dublin on Thursday 6 February, 7.30pm. The free event for the public, which takes place at the The Clasac (Alfie Byrne Road, Clontarf) will provide information about grief and the […]

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