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We support Hooves4Hospice – a midland hospice building fund

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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Join Paul & Evelyn Kimmage on our CSI: Cyle for Care this June

Sports journalist and former professional cyclist Paul Kimmage is calling on cycling enthusiasts nationwide to join him and his daughter Evelyn on the CSI: Cycle for Care in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) this June. The duo will lead the way, covering 600km across the stunning landscapes of Croatia, Slovenia and Italy in […]

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Public Enables 600 People to Die at Home in 2016 through our Nurses for Night Care

SIX hundred people with diseases other than cancer who were approaching death last year had their wish to die at home fulfilled with the support of Nurses for Night Care. The nationwide service supported by the Irish Hospice Foundation through donations from the public provides free night nursing care to people in their own home. […]

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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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Report shows significant improvement in palliative care for children

HUNDREDS of children with life-limiting conditions and their families have had access to improved palliative care thanks to a national policy adopted seven years ago. An Evaluation of the Children’s Palliative Care Programme launched by the Health Minister Simon Harris today found new initiatives like outreach nurses are “significantly enhancing” the quality of palliative care […]

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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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STEPH BOOTH LAUNCHES THE IRISH HOSPICE FOUNDATION’S CHANGING MINDS PROGRAMME

    Steph Booth, the journalist and champion for people and carers living with dementia, today (26th March) launched the Irish Hospice Foundation’s (IHF) three-year Changing Mindsprogramme which  seeks to  improve the end-of-life experience for people living with dementia who are on their final journey.   Ms Booth’s husband, the actor Tony Booth and father […]

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