Daily News Roundup – 10 April 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Rutherglen man takes over as chief exec of Kilbryde Hospice and dedicates role to his beloved sister

Daily Record
Gordon McHugh, who has taken over as chief executive of Kilbryde Hospice, says the memory of his sister motivates him to do the job.

Marie Curie rebrands to ‘change the conversation about terminal illness’

Civil Society
Marie Curie has changed its logo and website, and launched a new support line and other new services, as part of a rebrand to make it clear that the charity supports people with any terminal illness.

Caring nurses win awards for helping patients in their final days

De Montford University

Two De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) students have won awards for describing first-hand the care and compassion they have seen shown to patients in their final days.

The changing face of death

BBC News

There are few things guaranteed in life. Death – along with taxes, as the saying goes – is one of them. But what we die of has and is continuing to change.

End of life care requires care, compassion and simple humanity 

General Medical Council blog

Dr Katie Smith gives her perspective on end of life care in a hospital setting and some advice for medical students and doctors in training looking to improve their confidence in this area.

3 super-creative charity video techniques

Magneto Films

An animated film about Keech Hospice Care has been praised by Magneto Films. 
[Read more about the Keech film in this article published by ehospice in December]

From across ehospice editions:

Huge pay rise for palliative care nurses in Thiruvananthapuram, India

5 lessons I learned from a palliative care team in Malawi – EMMS bursary recipient

The Moroccan experience in palliative care

Government needs to ensure that carer wellbeing is at the centre of reform

Patient Success Story: Meet ThembiNkosi Mayisela

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