Daily News Roundup – 12 August 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Minority groups missing out on palliative care, charity says

BBC News

Ethnic minority communities in Wales may not be getting the end-of-life care they need, Marie Curie Cancer Care says.

VIDEO: Hospice’s heartfelt thanks to community for flood efforts

Pontefract and Castleford Express

Bosses at Pontefract’s Prince of Wales Hospice have thanked the community for their help in battling last week’s floods.

Living with Huntington’s Disease

Final Fling

Final Flinger, Jane Duffy, shares her experience of living with Huntington’s Disease and tells us a bit a about how that impacts on her life.

More than 100 home-care services for elderly given low ratings

Herald Scotland

More than 100 home-care services for the elderly in Scotland have been given low ratings for how they are run, according to latest figures from the Care Inspectorate.

NMC asks nurses and midwives for view on paying fees by instalments

Nursing Times (subscription needed)

The nursing regulator has launched a consultation today that proposes rule changes that would enable nurses and midwives to pay their £100 annual registration fee in instalments.

Mum fulfils son’s dying wish by opening Boston’s Butterfly Hospice

Boston Standard

The mother of a son who made her promise to get a hospice opened close to home while on his deathbed has described opening the building as like ‘winning the lottery’.

Three-year-old Emma to cut her locks for pal Logan

Forfar Dispatch

A three-year-old girl will be saying bye to hear beautiful long hair to support Charlton Farm Children’s Hospice.

Hospice sails to victory in cardboard boat race

Island Echo

The Earl Mountbatten Hospice has sailed to victory this week winning The Southern Cooperative/UKSA Cowes Cardboard boat race on Sunday as well as the award for the best boat.

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