Daily news roundup – 1 September 2016

Categories: In The Media.

New Glasgow hospice design ‘all about patients’

BBC News
Work will begin shortly on the new Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow. The design of the new hospice is focused on the experience of the patients and their families.

You did it! St Michael’s Hospice has risen from the ashes to soar like a Phoenix

Hastings and St Leonards Observer
A few months after the devastating fire at St Michael’s Hospice, the £1m Phoenix Appeal target has been reached.

Potential for new hospice premises after charity is set up to support end of life care services in county

Eastern Daily Press
The Priscilla Bacon Lodge could get new premises in the future following the launch of a new palliative care charity.

Airedale Hospital palliative care team shortlisted in Kate Granger Awards

Craven Herald
A care project at Airedale Hospital which helps people at the end of life has been shortlisted in the Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards.

A letter from Queen Victoria was found in a box of bric-a-brac donated to Julia’s House

Bournemouth Daily Echo
A letter signed by Queen Victoria has raised £395 for Julia’s House children’s hospice after it was anonymously donated as part of a box full of bric-a-brac.

It is time to have a conversation about end of life care

The Huffington Post
Shaun Bailey, member of the London Assembly, calls on the mayor of London to address the inequalities Londoners face with end of life care.

Why more support must be provided

The Scotsman
End of life help for people with mental health issues has to improve, writes Richard Meade, Marie Curie’s head of policy and public affairs Scotland.

The time is nigh: When to hold an advance care planning conversation?

EAPC blog
Sheila Payne, Emeritus Professor, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, and a member of the ACTION Consortium, says it’s time to start talking.