Parents are being urged to be alert for the signs of Strep A infections. This is also known Group A streptococcal (GAS) or invasive Group A streptococcal (iGAS) infections.
Saint Michael’s Hospice
Saint Michael's exists to help people with terminal illness to live and die well. We do this by offering specialist care, comfort and support, free of charge, to patients and their families. We are an independent charity working in the Harrogate District.
Just ‘B’ offers emotional wellbeing and bereavement support to children, young people and adults across North Yorkshire, as well as supporting NHS, care sector and emergency service workers nationally through a dedicated helpline in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Just ‘B’ is one of a range of services offered by North Yorkshire Hospice Care, the registered charity helping local people to live with terminal illness and bereavement.
Adults: 01423 814480 Children: 01423 856790
Society of Will Writers
The Society of Will Writers is a non-profit making self regulatory organisation which seeks to protect the public and serve the interests of those men and women who are active professionals in our field.
Where you can be cared for
If you are approaching the end of life, you may be offered care in a variety of settings. The palliative care team will organise for you to be cared for according to your wishes.
Find Palliative care services
Search for local Palliative care services in your area.
What end of life care involves
End of life care is support for people who are in the last months or years of their life. End of life care should help you to live as well as possible until you die and to die with dignity. The people providing your care should ask you about your wishes and preferences, and take these into account as they work with you to plan your care. They should also support your family, carers or other people who are important to you.
Together for short Lives
Making a lifetime of difference for children expected to have short lives.
End of Life Care
You may not need to move away from home to receive care, as end of life and hospice care can be provided at home. To find out what’s available locally, ask your GP.
Dr Kate Granger, was a great supporter of NCPC and Dying Matters and she spoke at a number of events. Dr Granger launched the #hellomynameis campaign. It’s not always easy to talk about death or dying but when we don’t talk about what matters it can increase feelings of isolation, loneliness and distress.