Daily News Roundup – 1 July 2014

Categories: In The Media.

A new era for end of life and palliative care

Rochdale Online

Today sees the start of the new integrated end of life and palliative care service from Springhill Hospice. 

Birthday party with a difference at Acorns

Worcester News

A party held at Acorns Children’s Hospice in Worcester on Sunday marked the 90th birthday of patron June Sayce and the official opening of the hospice’s new £290,000 extension.

Cotswold Care Hospice Chief Executive resigns

Gloucester Citizen

Jules Eaton, Chief Executive of Cotswold Care Hospice, has resigned after two years in the job.

Fond farewell as St Peter’s Hospice nurse Jan retires after 35 years

The Bristol Post

Jan Little was the fifth nurse to ever be employed by St Peter’s Hospice.

Inspirational Lucy Watts, from Benfleet, charts illness on film


Lucy Watts has made a short film to chart a day in her life coping with a life-threatening illness.

Nursing regulator set to launch new checks for overseas nurses

Nursing Times

Overseas nurses will undergo extra competence and skills checks under a new registration system to be launched by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) this autumn.

Shortage of doctors prompts NHS 24 crisis tactics

The Scotman

Patients telephoning their GP will be diverted to a call centre under controversial plans to tackle Scotland’s shortage of doctors.

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