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Opening statement by Kate Bree, Assistant Director of Nursing, Chair of Hospice Friendly Hospital Network to the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children

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Title

Opening statement by Kate Bree, Assistant Director of Nursing, Chair of Hospice Friendly Hospital Network to the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children

Subject

End-of-Life Care

Description

Opening statement made by Kate Bree to the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, discussing the work and importance of the 'Hospice Friendly Hospitals Programme'.

Between October 24th and 14th November 2013 the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children, held a series of public hearings chaired by Jerry Buttimer TD end-of-life care issues in Ireland. Expert speakers addressed the committee and examined current arrangements for end-of-life care in Ireland and what measures can be taken to ensure that persons of all ages approaching end of life are enabled to die well and with dignity.

Speakers including Irish Hospice Foundation CEO Sharon Foley, addressed issues including; planning for end of life, the role of specialist palliative care, death in hospital, at home and in long-stay residential facilities, children, diversity and bereavement care.

Creator

Kate Bree- Assistant Director of Nursing for the Hospice Friendly Hospitals Programme, as part of the Irish Hospice Foundation

Publisher

Irish Hospice Foundation

Date

14th November 2013

Contributor

Irish Hospice Foundation

Rights

All Rights Reserved

Format

File format: PDF

Language

English

Type

Text: Speech

Rights Holder

©Irish Hospice Foundation

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Original Format

Speech

Files

Opening statement by Kate Bree, Assistant Director of Nursing, Chair of Hospice Friendly Hospital Network to the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children

Citation

Kate Bree- Assistant Director of Nursing for the Hospice Friendly Hospitals Programme, as part of the Irish Hospice Foundation, “Opening statement by Kate Bree, Assistant Director of Nursing, Chair of Hospice Friendly Hospital Network to the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children,” Archives Hospice Foundation, accessed June 26, 2019, http://archives.hospicefoundation.ie/document/1828.