Daily news roundup – 12 July 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Iconic Walk the Wight fundraising continues

Island Echo
Islanders are being given the chance to relive this year’s iconic Walk the Wight, and raise further funds for Earl Mountbatten Hospice, by buying photos from the event.

Children’s Hospice South West celebrates record-breaking memorial bike ride

North Devon Journal
A record number of cyclists have powered through North Devon on their way to raising nearly £100,000 for Children’s Hospice South West.

End of life care expert praises Barrow hospital staff

North-West Evening Mail
Bereavement expert Fiona Murphy MBE visited Furness General Hospital in Barrow last week and spoke to staff about their ongoing work to improve the way dying patients are looked after.

How to make networks more effective

Together for Short Lives blog
A new report exploring the impact of networks, ‘Strategic Development of Children’s Palliative Care Networks for Better Health and Care Outcomes through Improved Commissioning’, was launched at our recent network summit.

Helping children through grief at Marie Curie

Funeral Zone
Ann Scanlon helps children and young people through bereavement with fun, creative activities that give them a voice in their journey through grief.

They say there’s no ‘right’ way to mourn. That’s what makes it so hard for me

The Guardian
“With Asperger’s, it helps to know what’s expected of you. But as I found out recently, grief doesn’t come with a roadmap.”

Assisted dying: what can the UK learn from places where it is legal?

The Guardian
Article by Professor Lady Ilora Finlay, co-chair of Living and Dying Well.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: Palliative care for people living with HIV in Africa

International children’s edition: ICPCN welcomes new members to its board of trustees

USA edition: Spirit of Hospice Award given to retiring doctor