Daily News Roundup – 10 February 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Children’s hospice which has stood empty for more than a year underwent £1.2m refurbishment

Manchester Evening News
The finances of Grace’s Place, which is meant to serve families with sick children in Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, and North Manchester, are being reviewed to see if it is viable – before it has even opened.

Dr Kershaw’s to offer home care

Oldham Evening Chronicle
Dr Kershaw’s Hospice is now able to provide support to people who would prefer to be in the familiar surroundings of their own home near the end of their life.

How scared of death are we really – and how does it affect us?

The Conversation
If death is the final taboo, it might not be for much longer. There has, in recent years, been increasing effort to promote conversations about death and dying, both in the home and in more public settings.

New Myton chief to lead growth plans

Coventry Telegraph
The Myton Hospices has appointed a new CEO to help deliver the charity’s new ambitious growth plans. Ruth Freeman has been acting CEO since November 2015, after former CEO, Kate Lee, left Myton to join CLIC Sargent.

Sophie Wessex makes emotional visit to children’s hospice

On Tuesday morning the Countess of Wessex visited Shooting Star Chase in her role as the charity’s royal patron and had the opportunity to meet some of the children and young people who are being cared for at Christopher’s Hospice in Guildford.

Hospice exhibition highlighting ‘social isolation’ opens tomorrow

Derry Now
The Foyle Hospice in Derry is holding an art exhibition to highlight the issues associated with social isolation.

Happy Valley

Overgate Hospice stars in the first episode of the second series of police drama Happy Valley – now available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

From across ehospice editions:

Hospice celebrates 25 years of compassion and support

Compass Regional Hospice nurse honoured

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