Daily news roundup – 12 May 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Woman who lost baby at 32 weeks calls for ‘first-class’ perinatal hospice care

BBC News
Gemma Bradley says first-class perinatal hospice services – care for unborn children with severe disabilities – must be a priority for the new Northern Ireland Executive.

Report reveals future challenges for delivery of end of life care

Charity Today
A report by St. Margaret’s Hospice highlights the key challenges facing the delivery of quality end of life care, including increased competition for funding and a need for better integration of healthcare services.

Scottish charities to share more than £7 million in Big Lottery Fund grants

Herald Scotland
The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice has been awarded a grant from the Big Lottery Fund to extend its Butterfly Children’s & Young Person’s Bereavement Service for three years.

I am dying and I want everyone to talk about it

The Guardian
“This is a plea to my family, carer, doctors and specialists: start talking about death as much as you do about life. Is that too much to ask?” writes Mandy Paine, Dying Matters champion.

International Nurses Day: get to know our nursing stars

Marie Curie blog
Every year on 12 May, in honour of Florence Nightingale’s birthday, people join together to celebrate International Nurses Day. This year, Marie Curie is going a step further to recognise the amazing work done by our nurses.

Books to help you through bereavement and end of life

Sue Ryder blog
This blog takes a look at books which could help you through this difficult time of life.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: ‘Palliative care is everybody’s business – why?’ asks Malaysia’s first palliative care awareness week

South Africa edition: Living positively with HIV/AIDS

South Africa edition: “Educating the community has been the biggest highlight for me” – Rose Nxumalu