Daily News Roundup – 10 February 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Pilot scheme to hold day hospice in Richmond proves to be successful

The Northern Echo
The pilot day hospice is being run in partnership between Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group, which is funding the pilot, and St Teresa’s Hospice.

Duchess of Cambridge to meet youngsters at Donna Louise Children’s Hospice

Staffordshire Newsletter
Youngsters from Trentham’s Donna Louise Children’s Hospice are to meet The Duchess of Cambridge.

Bolton Hospice bosses meet Samantha Cameron

The Bolton News
Bolton Hospice bosses were welcomed to Downing Street by the Prime Minister’s wife, Samantha Cameron, who recognised their work as ‘charity champions.’

Eight signs ‘can predict’ impending death in cancer patients

Nursing Times [Registration required]
Researchers say they have identified eight highly specific physical signs that are associated with death within three days in cancer patients.

West Lancashire gets creative with coffin project

Southport and West Lancashire News
NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group’s project to decorate a coffin with images and words from local residents was launched to encourage people to talk openly about death, dying and bereavement.

Working for Marie Curie – life through a lens

Marie Curie blog
A South Wales photographer has opened a thought-provoking photographic exhibition showcasing the work of Marie Curie staff across Wales.

Are we about to witness the next big innovation for fundraising?

Civil Society
Is the sector too risk-averse for brave new ideas? It has been 20 years since the last game-changer in fundraising. But there are positive signs and the next big thing might be just around the corner, says Stephen Cotterill.

Towards better respite for carers of people with dementia

ehospice Australia
The University of Wollongong’s Dr Lyn Phillipson will spend the next two years on a research project that aims to improve the knowledge of those who care for people with dementia, and the uptake of respite services relevant to them.

APCA board members undergo training on good governance

ehospice Africa
In the first week of February, some of APCA’s board members converged at Entebbe in Uganda for a period of board orientation and training as well as a face-to-face board meeting.

#WhatMattersMost – Atul Gawande focus of PBS program

ehospice USA
The PBS series FRONTLINE follows renowned New Yorker writer and Boston surgeon Atul Gawande as he explores the relationships doctors have with patients who are nearing the end of life.

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