As part of Dying Matters Week, we spoke to members of our clinical team to find out what it’s like working at Douglas Macmillan Hospice. First up is Dr. Melica Daily-Hunt, who has been working at the hospice for the last 3 years, here’s what she had to say –
“Throughout my medical career , I knew of the fabulous reputation the Dougie Mac has, so I had the opportunity for a career change and so was able to use my existing skills in palliative care at the Hospice.
“I am often asked by people I meet if working at the Hospice is depressing and I always reply that it is the most rewarding experience and a privilege. I meet patients and their families at a difficult time in their lives , and I am often inspired by their courage and dignity .
“Families frequently comment how thankful they are for the care provided by the Dougie Mac .
“I am part of an amazing team that help each other to ensure that we provide excellent care at a difficult time.”
To read more stories about why DougieMac makes final moments count, please get a copy of The Sentinel today (10th May).