The Irish Hospice Foundation

- is currently organising its annual training course on children and loss.  The course, a Professional Certificate in Children and Loss (Level 9), takes place between September 2015 and May 2016 and is certified by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.  The course is for teachers, chaplains, social workers, and others who meet bereaved children in their work.  The closing date for new applications is Friday 8th May.  Tel. 01-6793188.  Irish Hospice Foundation, Morrison Chambers, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2. www.hospicefoundation.ie