Daily News Roundup – 12 February 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Peace Hospice chief executive to step down

Watford Observer
Chief executive of Peace Hospice Care, Sue Plummer, is to step down in June to take up a similar position at Garden House Hospice in Letchworth, near her home.

St Leonard’s Hospice: where the caring never stops

York Press
A feature article on St Leonard’s Hospice, which accepted its first inpatients 30 years ago.

Joy as hospice patient gives birth

Herald Scotland
A patient at Strathcarron Hospice has become the first in this hospice’s 34-year history to give birth while receiving cancer treatment there.

Walk the Wight in the frame thanks to Isle of Wight College students

Isle of Wight County Press Online
Two Isle of Wight College students have produced a film encouraging people to take part in Walk the Wight 2015, the Earl Mountbatten Hospice fundraiser.

How do you plan for the inevitable?

Lets Talk Death
Blog on the importance of talking about, and planning for, death by student nurse Fallon Scaife.

Advice issued on hidden filming in care homes

BBC News
Guidance is being issued about the use of hidden cameras to monitor the care of people in hospitals and care homes.

Ten facts about childhood cancer everyone should know

ehospice International children’s edition
Sunday 15 February is International Childhood Cancer Day. In acknowledgement, ICPCN has drawn up a list of ten disturbing facts about childhood cancer that everyone should know.

Modern palliative care in Iran – practice, education and barriers

ehospice International edition
Mamak Tahmaseb, assistant professor of medical sciences at Tehran University and palliative medicine fellow at FARS Palliative Medicine Centre/Cancer Institute, writes for ehospice about her experience as a palliative care doctor in Iran.

Healing the healers, coping with burnout – Thai Palliative Care Society Pal2Know workshop held in Thailand

ehospice International
Healthcare providers and volunteers across Thailand gathered to share their thoughts and vulnerable experiences during the fourth Thai Palliative Care Society Pal2Know workshop entitled: ‘Healing the Healers’ at Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok.

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