The Work of Hospice UK
In this important video, Liz O’Riordan interviews Melanie Hodson, Hospice UK’s Head of Information Support about the services provided by Hospice UK including the difference between palliative and end of life care, and how, when and where hospice care can be accessed.
Hospice UK is the national charity for hospice and end of life care. They work to ensure everyone affected by death, dying and bereavement gets the care and support they need, when they need it.
About Hospice UK
Hospice UK plays an important national role in:
- Supporting more than 200 hospices across the UK who care for more than 300,000 dying people and their families every year.
- Equipping professionals with the knowledge, skills and expertise needed to deliver care in any setting, support their local communities and to work in partnership with others.
- Improving the quality of all palliative and end of life care by sharing good practice, innovative solutions and learning.
- Provoking and challenging across sectors, bringing partners together to collaborate in new ways and think differently about solutions.
- Embracing and provoking conversations about death, dying and bereavement across all sectors of society.
Liz O’Riordan interviews Melanie Hodson, Head of Information Support at Hospice UK