Daily News Roundup – 12 June 2015

Categories: In The Media.

The BBC drama department is a terrible place to die

Huffington Post
Jonathan Ellis, director of policy and advocacy at Hospice UK, responds to the “dingy hospice” remarks from last Saturday’s episode of Casualty.

St Gemma’s Hospice wedding dress owner tracked down

BBC News
A widower who gave away his wife’s wedding dress along with a heartfelt note about marriage has been found by the Leeds hospice he donated it to.

Council approves controversial 50 homes and hospice for Horndon-on-the-Hill

Thurrock Gazette
The council has approved controversial plans submitted by St Luke’s Hospice and developers, Countryside, for a new hospice and 50 homes near Horndon-on-the-Hill.

We must not forget that carers need care too

Marie Curie blog
Every year Carers’ Week provides a national focus on the challenges faced by carers across the UK. In Wales, we are working with a number of organisations to ensure carers get the support they need, writes Susan Court, Marie Curie Caring for Carers project lead.

From across ehospice editions:

If access to palliative care and pain relief are human rights, where are we going wrong?

New study at the Bruyère Research Institute aims to improve quality of life for advanced cancer patients

Artist impression of new hospice unit in Waterford unveiled

Advance Care Planning in Kenya, starting the conversation

Care Planning Act of 2015 introduced

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