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Veteran doctor: ‘Please save the mother hospice’

Last week we revealed the shock news that the Pilgrims Hospice will close to inpatients by 2016. The move has sparked a mixed reaction in the days since. Gerry Warren reports A doctor who specialised in palliative care at the Pilgrims Hospice for 28 years has hit out at plans to close the 16-bed ward. Dr Martin Garsed is a …

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Hospice ward axe divides opinions

ON MAY 8, the closure of Pilgrims Hospice’s inpatient ward from 2016, with the loss of 16 beds, was announced. Chief executive Steve Auty said the change would help cope with increased demand in an aging population. Tim Bates has heard views both for and against…. BEREAVED mum Bev Carroll does not support the Pilgrims Hospices decision to close its …

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