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Service evaluation of community based palliative care and a hospice-at-home service

The NAHH welcome a very informative and interesting published article which is a research study evaluating the service of community based palliative care and hospice at home. Our congratulations to the team involved in this work.

To read this article, please download the PDF below:

icon Service evaluation of community based palliative care and a hospice-at-home service (303.88 kB)

 

Strathcarron Hospice at Home win the National Lottery Award for Best Health Project

NAHH would like to send a big thank you to all our delegates who very kindly voted for Strathcarron Hospice at Home to achieve a National Lottery Award for Best Health Project.

We are delighted to tell you that they have won!

There is an awards ceremony to be televised on the BBC on 21st September – with the whole Strathcarron Hospice at Home team attending.

Jenny Stevenson, Lead Nurse says;

“Strathcarron Hospice at Home has been funded by the National lottery for 3 years and a further 2 years if they evaluate well . So it is wonderful to be 14th out of 700 to the top 7 and then because of the public vote the winner! The hope is that the publicity gained will benefit all Hospices nationally. This is a wonderful accolade and recognition for the work we do in the Hospice at Home Team here at Strathcarron. In addition it will raise the profile of all Hospices at Home services nationally, bringing hospices out into the community.”

Read more on the National Lottery website:

http://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/strathcarron-hospicehome

All of us at NAHH would like to congratulate Strathcarron Hospice at Home for this outstanding achievement – well done!

Call for Trustees - Newly formed Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Hospice at home is a core primary care service in enabling end of life care choices at home and forms a key component of commissioning intentions across the United Kingdom.

The National Association for Hospice at Home (NAHH) is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) - Registered Charity Number: 1158250 and a membership Association dedicated to supporting and promoting hospice at home services at a local, regional and national level.

The Association is managed by an elected Executive Committee of Trustees who work with our member services and other national organisations to develop service models and partnerships to improve patient care across all settings.

The Association is seeking to expand and develop our Executive Committee to enable progression and significant developments, thereby achieving our aspirations and strategic vision as a CIO. We are seeking expressions of interest from individuals within our member services preferably who have expertise in quality assurance, fundraising, communication, website management and marketing specifically.

If you are interested in becoming part of our newly formed Charitable Incorporated Organisation we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please contact:

Kay Greene, Vice Chair

Via email:

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A discussion with one of our current Trustees will be arranged if required.

Hospice at home – a patient-centric multi-professional community approach

How one hospice developed a collaborative model of care with statutory services to achieve patient preferences and prevent unnecessary hospital admissions.

To find out more, please download the PDF below:

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2015 Annual Conference Confirmed – Registration Now Open

We are delighted to announce our 2015 national annual conference:

"The choice to die at home – a reality or an aspiration? Does hospice at home hold the key?”

The conference will take place at The Met Hotel in Leeds on 1st and 2nd October.

We are in the process of finalising an exciting programme to include keynote presentations from:

Jane Cummings
Chief Nursing Officer – NHS England

Claire Henry
Chief Executive – NCP

Professor Sheila Payne
Emeritus Professor in Palliative Care, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University and President, European Association for Palliative Care.

For more information about the Conference, click here →

To register for the Conference, click here →

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