Daily News Roundup – 10 March 2016

Categories: In The Media.

U-turn as hospice at home service is spared the axe in Fife

The Courier
A successful project to allow terminally ill patients to die at home has been spared the axe. A U-turn by Fife’s health chiefs means the acclaimed hospice at home service run in partnership with Marie Curie will continue for at least another year.

Sarah Wollaston: Giving people the choice they deserve

Torquay Herald Express
Following on from the health select committee’s inquiry into end of life care, I had the opportunity last week to open the debate in the House of Commons on this important subject.

“Truly shocking” theft at Manorlands hospice draws condemnation

Keighley News
Thieves who infiltrated the Manorlands hospice car park to steal from a van have been branded “the lowest of the low”.

York baby who died aged 6 weeks saved the life of another

York Press
A couple whose daughter died at six weeks old – and who received care from Martin House Children’s Hospice – have spoken of their pride that she was able to save the life of another baby.

“It’s a friendly atmosphere and there are people around to offer you support”

Marie Curie blog
Maureen Kettlety was one of over 300 carers in the past year to be welcomed with a cuppa, a cake and the chance to chat in the Marie Curie Carers’ Café at our Cardiff and the Vale Hospice.

From across ehospice editions:

End of life care needs community response: doctor

Cutting edge palliative care research to be unveiled at 9th World Research Congress in UCD

Lambano Sanctuary wins big at the Dinaledi Service Excellence Awards

New strategic plan 2017-2021 born in KEHPCA

Tuckson and Schumacher talk about the changing healthcare marketplace