Daily news roundup – 13 May 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Duchess of Cambridge sends special birthday message to The Treehouse, in Ipswich

East Anglian Daily Times
A special message has been sent by the Duchess of Cambridge to celebrate the fifth anniversary of The Treehouse children’s hospice in Ipswich.

New series of books launched to help children’s hospice

The Argus
Chestnut Tree Tales will be officially launched later this month, with proceeds going to the hospice based near Arundel.

Why the healthcare industry is struggling to recruit nurses – a view from Manorlands Hospice staff

The Telegraph and Argus
Sue Taylor, ward manager at the Manorlands hospice in Oxenhope, on the problems that the hospices faces in recruiting registered nurses.

Hospice Aid UK told it cannot appeal charity tribunal decision

Third Sector News
Hospice Aid UK has been told it cannot appeal against a charity tribunal decision to strike out its application to force Hospice UK to change its name.

My job in palliative care let me practise social work as it is meant to be

The Guardian
“Working in a hospice has given me the opportunity to work with a diverse group of patients and families, offering support, advocacy and counselling,” writes hospice social worker Suzy Croft.

The Big Conversation: Thinking about dying won’t make it happen!

Lucy’s Light blog
“Death and dying is not a taboo in our house. We frequently will talk about it, or will mention something in passing like we’re talking about the weather,” writes Lucy Watts.

From across the ehospice editions:

International children’s edition: Belarusian nurses share their stories for International Nurses Day

Ireland edition: Hospice heroes share secret to sixty successful years of marriage

South Africa edition: Pam’s Story (with Dr André Nell)

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