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Team shows support for Dying Matters Awareness Week

Posted on 14 May 2013

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This week is Dying Matters Awareness Week, a positive national campaign raising awareness of dying, death and bereavement.

Pilgrims Hospices team is visiting local hospitals to allow the public and health professionals to find out more about the services it offers free of charge to patients, families and carers across east Kent.

Leading the workshops is Suzz Keith, Pilgrims education and training manager, she said: “People tend not to talk about death and dying. Those with life-limiting illness and their families can experience a great sense of isolation as a result.

“At Pilgrims Hospices we hope to empower patients to express their wishes and help them plan so they can get the most out of life. If you are a patient, supporting someone or simply interested in our work then come along to talk to us.”

14 May Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury

16 May QEQM Margate

17 May William Harvey Hospital, Ashford.

* Read more about how Pilgrims Hospices is supporting people in east Kent at the end of their life with the new My Wishes Register.

 


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