Daily News Roundup – 11 December 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Ayrshire Hospice wins praise from top health inspectors

Daily Record
The Ayrshire Hospice has been handed a glowing report from Scotland’s Healthcare Inspectorate.

£2.9m wills and legacies boost for hospice

The Argus
The Martlets Hospice in Hove has received a record-breaking £2.9 million in donations from wills and legacies in one year.

Michael ‘conquers’ Channel for hospice

Liverpool Echo
After two years of intense training, Michael Cullen has completed a gruelling 15 hour 54 minute swim across the English Channel for Woodlands Hospice.

Sue Ryder snubs Townlands Hospital move

Henley Standard
The Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed will not move to Townlands Hospital, as planned, due to disagreements on “a number of key areas” with the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Property Services.

‘Assisted dying’ proposal defeated in National Assembly after gaining support of just 12 AMs

Wales Online
A proposal on the principle of assisted dying has been defeated in the National Assembly – after just 12 AMs supported it in a Senedd debate.

Twitter chat – How do winter pressures affect hospital re-admissions?

Marie Curie blog
Last Friday, Marie Curie hosted a Twitter chat to discuss and share ideas about how winter pressures affect hospital re-admissions.

Superbugs to kill ‘more than cancer’ by 2050

BBC News
Drug resistant infections will kill an extra 10 million people a year worldwide – more than currently die from cancer – by 2050 unless action is taken, a study says.

A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…

It is time to stop using the words “incompatible with life” and embrace the in-between

ehospice international children’s edition
In ICPCN’s latest blog post, Lanise Shortell asks why medical professionals are still using the terminology ‘incompatible with life’ when describing children with life limiting conditions.

WHO Technical Advisory Group on Palliative Care and Long Term Care begins discussions in Barcelona

ehospice International edition
Palliative care experts are meeting in Barcelona this week as part of a WHO Technical Advisory Group on Palliative Care and Long Term Care.

Have you read the latest articles from the UK edition of ehospice?