Daily news roundup – 12 September 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Final stage of £1.2million Bolton Hospice project due to start

This is Lancashire
A three-year project to improve facilities at Bolton Hospice is about to launch its final phase.

Carlisle Living Awards: winners revealed

In Cumbria
Eden Valley Hospice picked up two awards – Best Place to Work and Best Retail Team – at the Carlisle Living Awards, a night celebrating all that’s going on in the Border City.

The heartwarming pictures that make us so proud of Claire House Children’s Hospice

Liverpool Echo
These inspiring pictures show just how amazing Claire House Children’s Hospice really is.

Tearful moment as Zoe meets her hero Peter Andre

Ipswich Star
A woman seriously ill with cervical cancer said it was a ‘dream come true’ coming face-to-face with her idol Peter Andre when he visited St Elizabeth Hospice.

District nurses are the real heroes of the NHS, but they are under total siege

The Telegraph
District nurses are the lynch-pin of care for thousands, managing people in and out of hospital, engaging with Marie Curie and hospices, or just executing their own formidable nursing skills.

Tea parties save cash and help the patients

Lancashire Evening Post
After staff on a dementia ward introduced drinking tea out of bone china cups and allowed patients 24 hour access to snacks and drinks, they have managed to cut use of security staff to manage patients’ challenging behaviour and frequent falls.

An unfinished picture of specialist palliative care services

Marie Curie blog
Kate Oliver, policy and public affairs officer, England, at Marie Curie comments on the MDS – the annual survey of hospice and specialist palliative care services.

Palliative care for all: Meeting the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans* people

EAPC blog
Dr Katherine Bristowe, Dr Steve Marshall and Dr Richard Harding explain the background to their longer article selected as editor’s choice in the September edition of Palliative Medicine.

Facebook after death: memorialising your profile

Chips with Everything tech podcast
An inside look at how you can have your social media profile managed after you die with Facebook’s memorialisation service.

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