Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# end of life care

Last year
Remote hospice service 'vital' as islanders don't want to die on mainland, says fundraiser
Catherine Mulkerrin says hospice services help dying people deal with the final stages of their life.
All time
Terminally ill persons with two-year prognosis will be eligible for a medical card
The scheme was approved by Cabinet today .
Where possible, one family member should be allowed with someone who is dying - Irish Hospice Foundation
The Irish Hospice Foundation said that it had sought “clarity and advice” from the HSE on the matter.
Brendan Gleeson says hospice care his parents received 're-awakened his faith in humanity'
“The hospice just embraces death … and gives people the finest death possible.”
'It is the right of every person to die in comfort and dignity'
The Health and Children Committee launched a report on end-of-life care based on submissions from stakeholders, experts and the public.
Persistent staffing problems identified at Donegal nursing home
A lack of dedicated cleaning staff meant some residents’ facilities were ‘heavily soiled’, HIQA found.