An article in The Western Telegraph this week is illuminating for those people who feel that an in-patient hospice option needs to be provided all over the country. Traditional In-patient Hospices are not viable in small populations.
Becky Hotchin reports on 8th October 2014: Charity distributes wealth.
NHSreality is delighted that some of this well intentioned money will remain in the community. A Fishguard Hospice (or for that matter any community of this size or smaller) is not possible unless a multi millionaire leaves sufficient capital for the interest alone to fund the hospice….
Hospice at home is the answer in rural communities. Resources do need to be rationed and this is the most sensible way to do it. If only it was overt…