Daily News Roundup – 12 January 2016

Categories: In The Media.

We’re calling for a commission on the future of the NHS and social care

Marie Curie blog
Marie Curie has joined forces with nearly 40 other organisations and charities to call on Prime Minister David Cameron to hold an independent commission on the future of the NHS and social care.

MP calls for more support for hospices

Wanstead & Woodford Guardian
MP for Ilford North Wes Streeting visited Haven House Children’s Hospice in High Road, Woodford Green on Friday 8 January to meet its chief executive Mike Palfreman.

Hartlepool folk urged to have their say on end of life care

Hartlepool Mail
The care people receive at the end of their lives will be subject of a Hartlepool council meeting and residents are being urged to have their say.

Recently widowed Chard woman praises NHS staff for ‘amazing’ support and care for late husband

Western Gazette
A Whitestaunton woman has thanked NHS staff for the ‘amazing’ support that they offered to her late husband after he was diagnosed with cancer.

Lewis-Manning Hospice needs you: call for nurses and volunteers

Daily Echo
A Poole hospice is running a major nursing recruitment drive in response to an anticipated huge rise in demand for its 24-hour services due to be offered later this year.

Comedian Michael McIntyre backs Julia’s House

Gazette & Herald
Our 200 appeal to raise £100,000 for Julia’s House children’s hospice has only just started but there are already a number of people and businesses backing the charity’s Wiltshire branch.

Aston Villa stars open Walsall hospice’s new “home from home”

Walsall Advertiser
A new accommodation that offers a “home from home” for families of life-limited children cared for at Acorns has been officially opened by two football stars.

From across ehospice editions:

New standards for children with cancer

Palliative care in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Meet Genevieve Haupt: Living with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma – Part 2

Care Dimensions staff honoured