On July 7th 2017, at the invitation of Barbara Woodward, the ambassador of the United Kingdom to China, President Tan Lihong and Deputy President Zhu Lihui of our hospital attended the celebration activities for the Queen’s Birthday in Changsha No.1 Social Welfare Institute. Princess Anne, the eldest daughter of Queen Elizabeth II, witnessed the signing of the "Child Hospice Care" Cooperation agreement between our hospital and Butterfly Home, a British charity institution.
Princess Anne warmly warmly shook hands with Deputy President Zhu Lihui of our hospital. She also highly appraised our charity work for children and the achievements we have made as well as the progress we made in the communication and cooperation with many British hospitals such as Great Ormond Street Hospital and Liverpool Children's Hospital.
Witnessed by all honorable guests, President Tan Lihong of our hospital and Madam Lynda Gould, the founder of Butterfly Home and the Member of the Order of the British Empire, signed the cooperation agreement on child hospice care, which marks that the nursing work of our hospital has a new connotation. With the focus on life quality and alleviating the pain of dying children, we introduce in the concept of “child hospice care” and proactively adopt the substitutive therapy which breaks through traditional ideas and brings more hope and comfort to the needed families.
[Note] Butterfly Home is a charity institution registered in the UK. Through the cooperation with the Bureau of Civil Affairs, it registered a physical institution in China named Changsha Butterfly Home Child Hospice Care Center in which child hospice care for children with serious diseases or limited life circle is available.