Daily news roundup – 10 May 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Arbroath Infirmary project will create new Macmillan day care unit

The Courier
The first phase of building work to create new community palliative care and medicine for the elderly facilities at Arbroath Infirmary is underway.

Saira to raise cash for hospice by holding pop-up restaurant

Harlow Star
Masterchef finalist Saira Hamilton will be hosting a pop-up restaurant to raise funds for St Clare Hospice.

200 sign up to pledge monthly hospice help

Newark Advertiser
An appeal to encourage people to sign up to a regular-giving pledge to help safeguard the future of Beaumond House Community Hospice in Newark has hit the 200 mark.

Lewis Vaughan loses cancer battle, donates £1000 to hospice

Edinburgh Evening News
Lewis Vaughan, a big-hearted rail worker who died on Saturday, donated £1000 to the Marie Curie Hospice in Fairmilehead which looked after him after his cancer diagnosis.

Cancer’s huge costs could force vulnerable families to sell their home, warns charity

Millions of families are at risk of financial devastation from cancer, adding to the emotional trauma the disease inflicts, Macmillan Cancer Support has warned.

“I want to die at home, surrounded by people who love me”

Mumsnet blog
For Dr Kate Granger, preparing for a ‘good’ death has allowed her to accept her diagnosis of incurable cancer.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: Social work, palliative care and pain relief in Georgia

International children’s edition: Experts discuss CPC at an international level in #cpcdialog tweetchat

South Africa: Overcoming the odds: Meet Luyanda Belinda

USA edition: Calling US organizations to be global partners in care

USA edition: NIH pediatric palliative care resources

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