Daily News Roundup – 11 March 2015

Categories: In The Media.

New bridge joins Naomi House and Jacksplace children’s hospices

Southern Daily Echo
Naomi House children’s hospice and Jacksplace hospice for young adults have been joined together by a new bridge, allowing staff, youngsters and equipment to move between the two buildings in all weathers.

King’s Lynn charity shop’s £20 offer

Lynn News
One Sue Ryder charity shop is promising a cheap makeover for four in a Dress Your Family for £20 campaign.

“It is an enormous privilege to be with people at the end of life”

Nursing Standard [subscription required]
Nurses from St Joseph’s Hospice on working with dying patients.

How different diseases affect experiences of dying

Marie Curie blog
At this year’s Marie Curie research conference, Dr Emma Carduff and Professor Scott Murray will be speaking about how people with different diseases live and die differently.

Palliative care day therapy – interview with Jane Isaac

MyPal Podcast
Dr Amara Nwosu interviews Jane Isaac, occupational therapist at Marie Curie Hospice Liverpool, to discuss the role and services offered by of palliative care day therapy.

Lib-Dem and Tory leaders clash over NHS commission plan

BBC News
Plans to form a cross-party commission on the future of the NHS in Wales have been scrapped.

Call for abstracts for European research meetings by the PRC and EAPC RN

ehospice International
The European Palliative Care Research Centre (PRC) and European Association for Palliative Care Research Network (EAPC RN) have two upcoming abstract submission deadlines for European research meetings.

Integrating palliative care: stories of change from Zimbabwe

ehospice Africa
Island Hospice and Healthcare has pioneered the application of palliative care to vulnerable and at-risk populations in Zimbabwe, particularly children and youths suffering from HIV/AIDS and to surviving orphans of all ages.