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6:00 pm

A new era of Hospice Care in our City

March 5 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Mary’s Hospice, 176 Raddlebarn Road
Birmingham, B29 7DA United Kingdom
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Lunar Society members and guests are invited to attend an early evening discussion on End of Life Care at Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice.   The Future of Hospice Care: a New Era for our City As we are living longer and with a range illnesses, the demand for hospice, health and social care is rising, with many people also living in growing isolation and poverty.  Join in the Lunar Society’s discussion and debate on how we can create a new era where every individual may live the best life possible up to and at the end of life. The event is kindly hosted by Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice. Representing the Lunar Society will be Jacqui Smith, Chair of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Sandwell Children's Trust and Birmingham Hospitals Alliance and speaking for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is its Chief Executive, Tina Swani with BBC Radio WM Breakfast host and Chairman of Birmingham Press Club, Llewela Bailey, contributing to the debate. Tina Swani, CEO of St Mary's Hospice What are society’s changing needs when it comes to end of life care? What should be put in place to meet those needs? What options are we likely to have when it comes to our own end of life care?  Come and have your say. Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice provides care and support to 400 people living across Birmingham and Sandwell with life-limiting illness and to the people that matter most to them. Care is taken beyond the Hospice itself, offering personalised support, in people’s homes or in their local community. The aim is to help people live well with their illness, right up to the end of life, and to be there for families, carers and loved ones.   For more information on Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice click here https://www.birminghamhospice.org.uk/

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