Daily News Roundup – 1 October 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Cross party fears that NHS reforms risk the right to die at home

The Sunday Telegraph

This piece on the back of a joint letter to The Sunday Telegraph, signed by Help the Hospices, along with a number of other charities, patient groups and politicians, expressing fears that care of the dying will worsen because it does not feature in plans for the restructured NHS.

Combating Cancer 2012

FT (Financial Times) special report

Includes palliative care feature: ‘Millions lack access to painkillers’ where Andrew Jack reports on failures in the terminal stages of disease.

Colleges and charities defend end of life care pathway

Nursing Times

More than 20 organisations have signed a statement seeking to rectify ‘misconceptions and often inaccurate information’ about the Liverpool Care Pathway.

Royal tour tragedy


Terminally ill boy who melted Kate Middleton’s heart during moving visit to hospice in Malaysia dies

Hospice’s future is looking bright

Hartlepool Mail

After ‘brave and difficult’ decisions were made, Hartlepool and District Hospice is now in a stable position to move forward and the latest balance sheets show it broke even in the last financial year.

First steps towards hospice

The Extra: Glasgow South and Eastwood

Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice: a fundraising appeal to build an £18 million state-of-the-art hospice in Glasgow kicked off this week.

‘His last wish was to die at home’

Mail Online

Fury of mother who watched her husband die months after their daughter’s suicide

Charity Shops Survey 2012: Keeping the high street alive

Civil Society

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