"We didn't know how to tell a 10 year old"
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The Poole hospital scheme helping children deal with grief

Nurses on a critical care unit have designed memory boxes to help children remember their loved ones when they die.

When a patient with young children or siblings on the ward at Poole Hospital passes away, these nurses create a special box dedicated to that person.

The scheme relies on donations and boxes include items like handprints, teddies, books explaining death and advice booklets.

Video Journalist: Emily Ford

  • 11 May 2018
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