Daily news roundup – 10 June 2016

Categories: In The Media.

New recruit at Jospice

Champion Newspapers
Jospice – St Joseph’s Hospice in Liverpool – has appointed Penny Hamer as director of income generation, following the departure of Pat Murphy.

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen delights Coventry baby hospice with generous donation

Coventry Telegraph
Bruce Springsteen gives Zoë’s Place Baby Hospice £1,000 after a volunteer sent him a letter.

Hospice artwork displayed for 20th anniversary

Liverpool Museums blog
A ‘tree of life,’ made by a group of around 40 people who attend a drop-in group at Woodlands Hospice, is now on display at the Museum of Liverpool.

Bringing death ‘out of the shadows’

Telegraph and Argus
Laura Middleton-Green, Marie Curie clinical academic research fellow in end of life care at the University of Bradford, on how death cafes offer a framework to prepare for the end of life.

Stuart Andrew: LGBT people must not face barriers in end of life care

Pink News
Conservative MP Stuart Andrew writes for PinkNews about why improvements must be made to the end of life care for LGBT people.

Advance care planning: core task of health professionals or specialist skill?

EAPC blog
Kristian Pollock, Glenys Caswell and Jane Seymour raise the issue of whether advance care planning should be a core task of professionals in all healthcare settings, or is better considered as a specialist skill carried out by trained facilitators.

Diary of an accidental carer: ‘I cannot deal with this’

The Guardian
“An unintended stay with my dying stepfather and ill mother left me in awe of the care teams and the challenges they face.”

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: Palliative care in paradise – teaching nurses in the Seychelles

International children’s edition: Successful three day paediatric palliative care master class held in Dhaka

South Africa edition: Meet Nonzakazi: 75 not out!

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