Daily News Roundup – 10 June 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice agrees deal to speed up patient transfer

Loughborough Echo
A new partnership will help speed up transfers to Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People from local hospitals.

Hospices are about living and not just dying, says palliative nurse

Bournemouth Echo
Staying in a hospice and receiving end of life care does not have to be frightening, says Joss Murray, a community palliative care nurse for Forest Holme Hospice.

‘For Bute’ boosts end of life care services in Rothesay

The Buteman
Palliative care services for Bute hospital patients are set to be improved – thanks in part to a donation from local charity and thrift shop For Bute.

Margaret: volunteering helped cope with my loss

Liverpool Echo
Margaret O’Brien says that volunteering at the Marie Curie Hospice in Liverpool has helped her cope with the loss of her husband in 2012.

Ally McCoist opens new hospice garden

Glasgow Evening Times
Former Rangers manager, Ally McCoist formally opened the new ‘Tranquil Space’ Garden to the community today at St Vincent’s Hospice in Howwood, Renfrewshire.

How rock star Sting, Trudie Styler, a dog and a Shetland pony helped hospice kids at Wiltshire home

Western Daily Press
Children with life-limiting illnesses being treated by Julia’s House Hospice got something of a surprise treat at the weekend – a fun day hosted by rock star Sting.

From across ehospice editions:

Midsummer Ball raises £400,000 for UK children’s charity

Doctors shown to have impact on end of life choices for patients

Surviving cancer: Nessa Temlett’s breast cancer journey

JAMA article focuses on quality of life at end of life

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