Daily News Roundup – 13 May 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Pilgrims Hospice: Chief Executive Steve Auty on why it must change

Canterbury Time

Steve Auty, Chief Executive of Pilgrims Hospice, has written an open letter to the people of east Kent, following the announcement that the hospice’s Canterbury inpatient unit is to close.

Camilla becomes patron of Children’s Hospice South West

North Devon Journal

The Duchess of Cornwall has been announced as patron of Children’s Hospice South West.

Plus-size pop-up shop is a hit with South Yorkshire customers

The Star

Barnsley Hospice’s new size 20+ pop up shop is proving to be a big hit with shoppers.

Breaking the silence about death and dying

The Irish Times

A conference in Dublin on Thursday, Living and Dying Well in the Community, organised by the Irish Hospice Foundation, aims to break the silence about dying, particularly dying at home.

Go to York before you die – for festival of end of life issues

Northern Echo

Death is on the agenda in York this week as the city hosts the Before I Die Festival – designed to address a social need to talk about end of life issues.

Is it better to die with a whimper or a bang?

The Independent

With each new medical innovation, the odds that we will have to confront sudden death decrease. But is this a triumph or a tragedy? Jacob M Appel argues that the way we die now affects how we live.

Institute of Fundraising to review guidance after rejection of door-to-door complaint

Third Sector

The Institute of Fundraising will review its rules and guidance on door-to-door fundraising after the Fundraising Standards Board rejected a complaint from someone who was approached by a doorstep fundraiser despite displaying a “no cold callers” sticker.

Why the Big Society message is falling on deaf ears

Civil Societ blog

Robert Ashton says collective acts of small actions have the potential to change the world.

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