Daily News Roundup – 11 September 2015

Categories: In The Media.

‘I don’t fear death’

BBC News
Adrian Small, a 68-year old pancreatic cancer patient, speaks to BBC News about the care he receives at Thames Hospice in Windsor.

Hospice charities pay senior staff up to £160,000

The Independent
Some 240 senior hospice staff earned more than £60,000 a year with at least 25 getting more than £100,000, The Times newspaper has said.

Royal visit for ‘phenomenal’ children’s hospice charity

ITV News
Jessie May, a charity which provides end of life care for terminally ill children at homes across the South West, was visited by the Countess of Wessex.

Donations for hospice shop stolen in ‘mean-spirited theft’, court hears

Get Surrey
Two bags ‘filled with toys and the like’ left outside Princess Alice Hospice’s shop in East Molesey were stolen earlier this year.

We roundup some of the press coverage surrounding the House of Commons debate, taking place at the moment (it can be followed live on the UK Parliament website):

Assisted Dying Bill: MPs debating the ‘right to die’ (BBC News)

Assisted dying bill: The arguments for and against explained (International Business Times)

MPs should reject assisted dying (The Telegraph)

The Guardian view on assisted dying: a clash of moral visions (The Guardian)

From across ehospice editions:

Improving end of life care through advance care planning

Essential training for caregivers at Bangkok workshop

End of Life issues discussed at death café in Dublin Castle

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