Daily News Roundup – 13 July 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Farleigh Hospice has been awarded £46,400 by Children in Need

Braintree and Witham Times
The new funding will allow Farleigh Hospice, based in Chelmsford, to deliver vital bereavement services to young people who have been affected by loss.

West Dunbartonshire integrated social care strategy hailed

Scottish Housing News
The West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) palliative care initiative has been recognised for its integrated approach to end of life care.

Nadhim Zahawi MP: Love and mercy shouldn’t be a path to prison. It’s time to legalise assisted dying.

Conservative Home
The MP for Stratford on Avon expresses his views on assisted dying.

The angels that watch over us: Value of Northern Ireland hospice care

Belfast Telegraph
Bangor woman Janet McVeigh was one of the first community nurses to join the Northern Ireland Hospice when it launched here 23 years ago – a time before palliative care became a specialist area of medicine.

Northampton’s Cynthia Spencer Hospice celebrates 10th anniversary of its new building

Northants Herald & Post
A party was held earlier this month where those who were involved in raising funds to construct the building, as well as staff and volunteers, met together to celebrate the hospice and the work that it does.

Hospice furniture showroom wins award for creativity and innovation

Hemel Today
Returned to Glory, the Hospice of St Francis’s furniture and upcycling showroom has scooped the prestigious Specialist Shop of the Year award at the national Charity Retail Association Awards.

From across ehospice editions:

Palliative care for sexual minorities in Zimbabwe

Palliative care for the deaf community in Uganda

Minister seeks public input on cancer strategy

Dr Liz Gwyther: Compassion is what counts

Hospice advocates share their stories on Capitol Hill