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13 May 2024

‘It’s more than rainbows in reception’: Brand new educational resource developed to ensure the needs of LGBTQ+ people at end of life are met A new educational resource for healthcare […]

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Jersey Hospice Care and Les Amis
7 February 2024
Jersey Hospice Care and Les Amis

Jersey Hospice Care Nurse Champion Gail Edwards attended No Barriers Here Facilitator Training last year and in collaboration with Les Amis, a charity to support people with learning disabilities, is […]

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A Spotlight on Somerset
18 December 2023
A Spotlight on Somerset

As part of an Introduction to Advance Care Planning course, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust includes No Barriers Here workshops within their education programme, sharing No Barriers Here with health and […]

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“No Barriers Here lives up to the name…”
21 November 2023
“No Barriers Here lives up to the name…”

By Stephanie Owens No Barriers Here is an award-winning programme that seeks to help communities experiencing inequalities and vulnerabilities navigate end of life care and advance planning through the medium […]

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Research Report – No Barriers Here: for people excluded by identity, culture, ethnicity and race
23 May 2023
Research Report – No Barriers Here: for people excluded by identity, culture, ethnicity and race

In March 2023, No Barriers Here published a research report based on a two-year qualitative study led by The Mary Stevens Hospice, in partnership with Dudley NHS Foundation Trust and […]

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Weston-super-Mare Community Network
13 March 2023
Weston-super-Mare Community Network

We recently visited Weston-super-Mare to deliver No Barriers Here facilitator training for Dr Lucy Selman, Associate Professor in Palliative and End of Life Care, and members of the Weston-super-Mare Community […]

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The Mary Stevens Hospice scoop national 3rd Sector Care Award
13 March 2023
The Mary Stevens Hospice scoop national 3rd Sector Care Award

The Mary Stevens Hospice has won a prestigious national award for ‘Development and Innovation’ at the Markel 3rd Sector Care Awards on Friday 3rd March. The ‘No Barriers Here’ team […]

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Personalised advance care planning through art-based methods for people with learning disabilities- NHS England Case Study
30 January 2023
Personalised advance care planning through art-based methods for people with learning disabilities- NHS England Case Study

In the UK, there are more than 1.5 million people with a learning disability, many of whom experience health inequalities, a lower life expectancy, and die avoidable deaths. In fact, […]

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“I want Paul there at the end because he knows me. He’s my staff and my friend.”
14 December 2022
“I want Paul there at the end because he knows me. He’s my staff and my friend.”

Earlier this year, MacIntyre Charity ’s Dying to Talk Project Lead, Rachel Furniss, attended No Barriers Here facilitator training at The Mary Stevens Hospice. Since then, MacIntyre Charity have facilitated […]

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