House of Commons
PRINCE AND PRINCESS OF WALES HOSPICE
EDM #1849
Tabled 15 November 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House notes the work of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, based in Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, a Scottish charity that provides palliative care to people living in and around Glasgow; supports the dedicated staff and large team of volunteers which supports patients and families with specialist holistic care helping them to cope with the consequences of being diagnosed with a life­limiting or life-shortening illness; thanks the team of doctors, nurses, therapists, counsellors, chaplains, social workers and others who treat patients in their own homes, at the hospice or other places of care; congratulates the team behind the new £21 million Sengetun inspired Hospice in a picturesque location in Bellahouston Park which has put comfort at the forefront of its design and has allowed patients to feel at home in a bright, open space, as well offering them privacy they need when required; welcomes the ability of the new Hospice to offer specialist accommodation for patients as young as 16-years-old; and wishes them success as a new community hub within Glasgow which offers conferencing facilities and a café.