Daily News Roundup – 11 January 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Deadline for compliance with syringe driver safety alert

Nursing Times
NHS organisations should now be wholly compliant with safety rules requiring that all ambulatory syringe drivers with rate settings of millimetres have been phased out.

Oxford East MP Andrew Smith praises £4m hospice expansion project

Oxford Mail
Oxford East MP Andrew Smith has pledged his support to the expansion of the vital care at Sobell House, the hospice where his wife was treated for cancer.

The changing characteristics of people dying in hospices in England

EAPC blog
Katherine Sleeman is a clinician and academic at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London. Here, she explains the background to a longer research article selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in the January issue of Palliative Medicine.

Lecturer publishes new book aimed at professionals working in end of life care

Care Appointments
Michelle Brown, senior lecturer in adult nursing at the University of Derby, has recently published a book to support healthcare and nursing professionals working in palliative and end of life care.

Lesley Riddoch: Forget ‘same old’ for end of life care

The Scotsman
Merely surviving, without a good quality of life, is not the only goal of most elderly people, writes Lesley Riddoch.

Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice named as the Gloucestershire’s Echo’s Charity of the Year 2016

Gloucestershire Echo
A hospice is just a place where people go to die, right? Not according for director of Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, Elise Hoadley.

Stolen hospice van seen fly-tipping in Upminster

Romford Recorder
A van stolen from Sain Francis Hospice, which cares for cancer patients, has been seen fly-tipping in the early hours of Friday morning.

From across ehospice editions:

Dr Stephen Connor appointed executive director of the Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance

Refurbished mortuary in Sligo offers dignified space for bereaved families

Meet Genevieve Haupt: Living with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma – Part 1

A chance to fly again

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