Daily News Roundup – 10 July 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Upgrade plan for hospice

Forfar Dispatch
The Strathmore Hospice at Whitehills Health and Community Care Centre in Forfar is to undergo a major refurbishment over the next few months.

Wheelchair-friendly greenhouse being built for hospice

Horticulture Week
A new state-of-the-art greenhouse is being built for patients of The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House, to be incorporated into their gardening therapy programme.

Want to be Chris Evans’ guest for his Top Gear debut? Here’s how you could be!

Gazette Live
New host of hit BBC motoring show Top Gear has donated a once-in-a-lifetime prize for the Zoe’s Place baby hospice auction.

65th year is eventful one for hospice

Scottish Catholic Observer
The past few weeks at St Margaret of Scotland Hospice have been among the most frenetic of a very busy 65th anniversary year. 

Macmillan jumps on #Wimbledon, while hospices say they are #NotDingy

Civil Society
The Social Charity Spy blog highlights the success of the #NotDingy social media campaign: “It is great that hospice charities are leading the initiative on changing ingrained media bias of hospices.”

Nice to publish report on NHS staffing levels despite being told to stop work

The Guardian
Critics say move by Department of Health to take evidence reviews in-house will lead to lower standards in staffing as watchdog plans to release its report.

From across ehospice editions:

Little Stars – Treating chronic pain in children

Caring for vulnerable populations in emergencies – World Population Day 2015

Vaccinations – still vital to stop the spread of disease

CMS proposed rule would reimburse physicians for care planning conversations