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An update on identifying Sepsis in the US

We’ve focussed on raising awareness of sepsis blood poisoning and the difficulties of recognising Sepsis quickly enough, particularly in children.   We are very keen to support the current Government initiative to bring it to everyone in the medical world’s attention and it was interesting to see how working to make medical practitioners fully aware of the […]

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The Grief Of The Parents: A Lifetime Journey

“Children are not supposed to die …”     There is an excellent article on athealth.com about the grief of parents. If you would like to read it, click here for the article. SLOW is a local bereavement charity and can provide support here in Islington and North London for anyone affected by the loss of a child or sibling. […]

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Manchester by the Sea – the silent language of grief

Kenneth Lonergan’s film Manchester by the Sea is a brilliant portrayal of male grief – the review of the film in the Independent talks about both the performance and the impact on the characters and viewers – thoroughly recommended.   SLOW is a local bereavement charity and can provide support here in Islington and North London for anyone affected […]

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Labour’s request to end infant funeral charges

It seems incredible that there is a postcode lottery when it comes to charges for infant funeral costs. Teresa Pearce, Labour’s shadow secretary of state for communities and local government has asked the chancellor to make this free for all bereaved parents in the upcoming Autumn Statement on November 23rd. For example, there are parts of […]

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