Focus on end of life care at St John’s Hospital

first_imgFacebook Limerick Post Show | Careers & Health Sciences Event for TY Students Advertisement Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Twitter WhatsApp Print Email Limerick on Covid watch list TAGShealthLimerick City and CountyNewsst johns hospital center_img TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Linkedin Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR St John’s HospitalA LIMERICK hospital has been awarded a Hospice Friendly Hospitals (HFH) Quality Improvement Award to further develop its end-of-life and bereavement care services.St John’s Hospital was recipient of the HFH award which is an initiative of the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) in partnership with the Health Service Executive. It was established in 2007 and aims to ensure that hospitals take a strategic and focused approach to the improvement of end-of-life care.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up 45 public and private hospitals are now linked with HFH including some of the top General, Maternity and Children’s hospitals in the country.The funding has allowed Limerick hospital project team to develop, implement and evaluate a bereavement information leaflet for relatives to help them during the difficult period immediately after the death of a relative or family member.Project leader Kathleen Lynch, who is Quality Coordinator at St John’s, said they were delighted to be the recipient of the HFH award which helped them develop the information leaflet for bereaved families which contains advice on managing practical issues following a family death.HFH Outreach Officer Joanne Brennan said it was fantastic that so much great work continues to be carried out in hospitals to help those near end of life and their families.“Staff across the country put so much time into the HFH programme and we are very proud to give them this financial support. We will continue to work closely with hospital staff as we strive for the best end-of-life and bereavement care for all,” she added. NewsHealthFocus on end of life care at St John’s HospitalBy Bernie English – July 6, 2019 630 Previous articleListen: Limerick LGBTQ+ Pride marking a significant milestone with biggest festival to dateNext articleLimerick to mark National Day of Commemoration Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow last_img

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