Daily News Roundup – 13 February 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Phil Nunnerley chairman of the Primrose Hospice steps down

Bromsgrove Advertiser
After five and a half years, the chairman of the Primrose Hospice Phil Nunnerley has stepped down.

St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice asks for patients and carers’ views

Lincolnshire Echo
St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice has joined forces with Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group to get a better understanding of patients’ and carers’ experience of healthcare.

Plans revealed to expand community provision at Oxenhope Sue Ryder hospice

Keighley News
Initiatives to provide more support for people in the community are planned by Manorlands Hospice.

North Tyneside welcomes Macmillan social workers who will help cancer sufferers

Chronicle Live
North Tyneside Council has appointed two Macmillan social workers to offer care to people who are on their GP palliative care register.

Facebook rolls out feature for users when they die

BBC News
Facebook has added a new setting that gives users the option of having their account permanently deleted when they die.

Top 10 Palliative and Supportive Care journal articles free to download

ehospice International
Cambridge Journals has offered complimentary access to the top ten most downloaded articles published in 2013 and 2014 in the journal ‘Palliative and Supportive Care’.

The Buddhika Foundation Peaceful Death Project in Thailand

ehospice International
The Buddhika Foundation, a non-profit Buddhist organisation from Thailand, updates ehospice on its Peaceful Death Project.

NHPCO Diversity Council to address hospice utilization in diverse communities

ehospice USA
As Americans celebrate Black History Month, hospice professionals acknowledge that hospice utilization within African American communities is disproportionately low.

Research to practice: need for knowledge translation in palliative care in Africa

ehospice Africa
“Creation of new knowledge often does not on its own lead to widespread implementation or impact on health,” writes Eve Namisango, Research Manager at the African Palliative Care Association.

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