Tuesday, 10 June 2008

Cash boost for children's hospice services

Full Story: http://www.stopinjusticenow.com/News_0858.htm

Childrens hospices in Kent are set to receive extra Government funding. Ivan Lewis, the care services minister, announced an extra Pfund9 million annually for palliative care services for youngsters across the country. In Kent, the Demelza House hospice outreach home service in Sittingbourne will receive more than Pfund475, 000 and the Ellenor Shining Lights hospice in Dartford will get a Pfund140,000 boost. Mr Lewis said: This Government is committed to improving the end of life care services that very ill children receive.

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