Daily News Roundup – 13 May 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Doctors urged to stop ‘over-treating’

BBC News
Doctors’ leaders have launched a major campaign to stop medics “over-treating” their patients in ways that do not help and could even harm them.

What to do – and what not to – if a friend’s child is going to die

Daily Telegraph
If a friend’s child is given a terminal diagnosis, your relationship will enter a new and unfamiliar phase. Bereavement counsellor Heather Tilley explains what to do when the worst possible news comes.

Breaking Bad actress breaks ground for new £15m hospice

STV
It has taken the best part of two years to scrape funding together, but the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice is now ready to break ground on a new building in the south side of Glasgow.

It’s Children’s Hospice Week and Northern Irish families need your help

Belfast Live
Northern Ireland is marking Children’s Hospice Week to raise awareness and funds for children with life-limiting conditions and the hospices that support them.

Worcester Hospice’s nurses celebrated on International Nurses Day

Worcester News
As the world celebrated nurses, St Richard’s Hospice joined in and championed its own nursing team.

The man behind the hotpants: Exeter’s sensational epic strut man

Exeter Express & Echo
Mark Williamson imitated a Money Supermarket advert to raise money for charity Hospiscare on Saturday, and was left completely bowled over by the positive reaction.

From across ehospice editions:

African Union Ministers address access to medical opioids in Common Position for 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session

Dying to talk?

How hospice saved a young boy’s life

Rep. Esty visits regional hospice and home care