Daily News Roundup – 10 December 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice is outstanding in giving students experience

Banbury Guardian
Katharine House Hospice in Adderbury has won two prestigious awards for the quality and value of its work placements for nursing and allied health profession students.

Clinical director retires from Hindley hospice

Leigh Journal
Chris Duddle, director of clinical services at Wigan and Leigh hospice, has announced she will step down from her role next year, after almost 14 years at the hospice.

Top honour for man whose determination led to creation of Blackburn hospice

Lancashire Telegraph
A man whose single-minded determination led to the creation of East Lancashire Hospice has been rewarded with a lifetime achievement award.

Simon Thomas: Why it’s vital Welsh voices have their say on Assisted Dying Bill

Wales Online
As Assembly Members debate the Assisted Dying Bill under consideration by the House of Lords, Plaid Cymru AM Simon Thomas says it’s vital Welsh voices have a chance to form a view on “one of the most pressing ethical issues of our age”.

A third of NHS contracts awarded to private firms

BBC News
A third of NHS contracts in England have been awarded to private sector providers since the service was reorganised in 2013, figures suggest.

Why the UK should follow Sweden and provide more support for carers

The Guardian
There is a strong case that keeping carers in paid work benefits their employers as well as creating jobs for cleaners and in other domestic household services.

Why you should be celebrating your fundraisers on social media

The Guardian
Publicly acknowledging your supporters can pay dividends by encouraging not only their efforts but their loyalty to your charity’s cause.

A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…

Living the best day ever

ehospice Africa
Steve Hynd, editor of the Africa edition of ehospice, reflects on the lessons for the palliative care community from one of the greatest African explorers and writers of our age – Hendri Coetzee.

“Love in our own time” documentary film

ehospice USA
Tom Murray’s film Love in Our Own Time, a documentary about birth, love and death, has been released internationally and is now available for teaching and educational use, and fundraiser screenings.

Egypt: a sincere, dedicated hospice volunteer

ehospice International
The Josaab Foundation in Egypt introduces their longest-serving volunteer, Janet Greis.

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