Daily News Roundup – 10 February 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Palliative care: a peaceful, humane global campaign is needed

The Lancet

Palliative care for patients with cancer has emerged as an important subspecialty in high-income countries in the past 20 to 30 years, but the need for such care is now recognised to be much broader, both medically and geographically.

David Walliams: Rainbows Hospice a ‘special place’

Nottingham Post

Comedian and author David Walliams dropped in to entertain children at Rainbows Hospice.

Hospice makes video plea for more children’s nurses

Welwyn Hatfield Times

Keech Hospice has launched a video appeal for more children’s nurses.

Hospice look for someone to fill Tracey’s shoes

Knutford Guardian

Tracey O’Keefe, chairman of trustees at East Cheshire Hospice is stepping down.

St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk tops national league table

Harrow Times

St Luke’s Hospice Midnight Walk has topped a national league table published by Help the Hospices.

Interview: CNO urges NHS to give nurses time to innovate

Nursing Times

Nurses must be given the time and space to develop and try new ways to improve care, says England’s chief nursing officer.

Heat-related deaths projected to increase in the UK

Health Canal

The number of annual preventable deaths caused by hot weather in England and Wales is projected to increase from 2,000 to around 7,000 by the middle of the century. 

Site visit: ehospice

Third Sector

Third Sector magazine reviews the ehospice website.

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