Daily News Roundup – 12 May 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Children’s hospice launches campaign

Eastbourne Herald
Chestnut Tree House has launched a new campaign that aims to double the number of children it cares for in East Sussex and is asking local people to put their Hands Up if they can help.

Time to shift perceptions of St Rocco’s

Warrington Guardian
Despite years of hard work, St Rocco’s chief executive officer Pam Massey says they still have a lot to do to shift the perception of the hospice during their anniversary celebrations.

Health: life on the frontline of end of life care

Yorkshire Evening Post
Article about Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice, which is marking International Nurses’ Day today.

Hospice staff celebrate 50 years of International Nurses Day

Bolton News
Bolton Hospice is also joining celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of International Nurses Day.

‘My journey with hospice has come full circle’

Grimsby Telegraph
Julie Donn, St Andrew’s Hospice’s temporary chaplain, discusses caring for her husband, her previous career as a well-known fundraiser and how she eventually became ordained into ministry.

Behind the doors of a very special hospice celebrating ten years in the city

Worcester News
It may not be immediately obvious to those who drive past save for a small white sign, but for 465 families Acorns Children’s Hospice has been a lifeline since it opened in March 2005.

If you die, then it should be a ‘good death’

Doncaster Star
Dr Nick Tupper, chairman of Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group writes that he would like to see death openly discussed and planned for, just as it is in many other cultures.

From across ehospice editions:

Cardiff University and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission announce scholarships for palliative care training in India

Loving Damien – a little boy of great spirit 

Analgesic overuse – a potential crisis for pain management

Fun times all round for hospice patients because life is short

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