Dame Cecily Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement, said: “How people die remains in the memory of those that live on.” Therefore, a good de(...)

When asked what was the most important support an employer could provide to an employee who is bereaved, 75 per cent of Irish adults said they would like to be treated with compassion.

Next month marks the seventh anniversary of my mother’s death and I can still vividly remember the day I returned to work after her funeral. I sat on (...)

Delegates discussed the challenges of remaining compassionate and caring under extreme pressure and sleep deprivation. Photograph: iStock

Have you ever spent four painful days on a hospital trolley awaiting medical attention? Sat six hours waiting for an appointment, and not see the cons(...)

 “Nobody knows what dying is like. Everybody is terrified, nobody is talking about it, everybody thinks they know what it’s like, and everybody thinks it is awful.”

“How people die lives on in the memory of those who live on.” – Dame Cicely Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement. Do you know what dying (...)