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Belinda my daughter, my youngest daughter, was diagnosed with terminal cancer whenever she was 24. She worked as long as she could. She was a veterinary nurse and her boss, the vet, was very very good with her and she would have gone in even just to sit and talk with him. She still wanted to go out with her friends at the weekends and she was able... Read More
My dad was diagnosed with cancer when he was 54 and he passed away when he was 57. It was nine o’clock at night and the consultant and the nurse came into the room and they said ‘Frank, it’s cancer but you’ll have time to get your affairs in order’ and that’s how dad was told of his diagnosis. Those were the words that were used.He would have been... Read More
Well my name is Carmel and my husband Eamon died Christmas of 2015. He had had an underlying blood disorder and it eventually changed into acute myeloid leukaemia. The transition from hospital care to the hospice happened very very quickly, from going in as an outpatient on a Friday to being, as we understood it, admitted over the weekend for pain... Read More